Definition of Slopes

1. Noun. (plural of slope) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of slope) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slopes

1. slope [v] - See also: slope

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slopes

slop bucket
slop chest
slop jar
slop pail
slopdosh
slope
slope culture
slope field
slope fields
slope off
sloped
slopelike
slopeness
sloper
slopers
slopes (current term)
slopeside
slopestyle
slopewash
slopewashes
slopewise
slopey
slopier
slopiest
sloping
sloping trough
slopingly
slopingness
slopings
slopped

Literary usage of Slopes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"They show well the characteristic front of the *-"taic cone, and also the gentle slopes of the stony shoals and the A/Vy descent of precipitous cliffs. ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"Side slopes of road to be iJ horizontal to I vertical. It is desired to sketch the new contours on the slopes of the road, to sketch on the map the top and ..."

3. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"... side with sandstones and juniper-trees tangled together, while on the other side the ground, almost quite bare, slopes towards the hollow of the valley, ..."

4. Forest Physiography: Physiography of the United States and Principles of by Isaiah Bowman (1911)
"The western slopes of the Cascades are wet, the eastern slopes are dry, a rainfall distribution that is directly dependent upon topography and ..."

5. The Elements of Field Fortifications: For the Use of the Cadets of the by Junius Brutus Wheeler (1880)
"Defence of steep slopes.—The brow of the height where the slopes are too steep ... In the former case, works are placed upon the spurs, and the slopes in ..."

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