(of a surface or line) Be inclined from a horizontal or vertical line; slant up or down
the garden sloped down to a stream
the ceiling sloped
Place or arrange in such a position or inclination
Poole sloped his shoulders
a sloped leather writing surface
A surface of which one end or side is at a higher level than another; a rising or falling surface
he slithered helplessly down the slope
A difference in level or sideways position between the two ends or sides of a thing
the roof should have a slope sufficient for proper drainage
the backward slope of the chair
A part of the side of a hill or mountain, esp. as a place for skiing
a ten-minute cable-car ride delivers you to the slopes
The gradient of a graph at any point
The transconductance of a valve, numerically equal to the gradient of one of the characteristic curves of the valve
offensive. A person from Asia, esp. Vietnam or elsewhere in Southeast Asia
an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain"
be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
gradient: the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient"
In mathematics, the slope or gradient of a line describes its steepness, incline, or grade. A higher slope value indicates a steeper incline.
Slope is the debut solo album by drummer Steve Jansen, released in 2007 by Samadhi Sound. The album includes guest musicians and was recorded all over the world.
*This article is for the Grade of a topographic feature or constructed element, for other uses see: Slope (disambiguation)
An area of ground that tends evenly upward or downward; The degree to which a surface tends upward or downward; The ratio of the vertical and horizontal distances between two points on a line; zero if the line is horizontal, undefined if it is vertical; The slope of the line tangent to a curve ...
The degree of roof incline expressed as the ratio of the rise, in inches, to the run, in feet.
Difference in amplifier gain, or change in cable attenuation, between lowest and highest frequency present.
Measured by rise in inches for each 12 inches of horizontal run: A roof with a 4-in-12 slope rises 4 inches for every foot of horizontal distance.
(1) Difference in attenuation of the various frequencies in a band of frequencies; measured in decibels. (2) Measurement of the frequency response of a channel. See attenuation.
derogatory term for an Asian person
The tangent of the angle between the roof surface and the horizontal plane, expressed as a percentage, or in inches of rise per foot of horizontal distance.
At a given point on an interpolated surface, the slope at that point is the value of the partial derivative taken in the direction of the aspect at the point. The slope is measured as an angle that is positive below the horizontal, i.e. ...
The number that expresses the steepness of a line. The slope is the ratio of the vertical change to the horizontal change between any two points on the line. Often referred to as the rise over the run.
Steepness or grade of a line descending or ascending from two different points.
The rate of transition from attenuation (defined as 5% of peak transmission) to transmission (defined as 80% of peak transmission). Slope = (lambda 0.80 - lambda 0.05) divided by lambda 0.05.
The degree to which the ground angle deviates from horizontal, expressed as a percent rise over run or as a degree angle.
continental slope. The more steeply dipping seafloor beyond the edge of the continental shelf.
a gently inclined part of the Earth's surface (grade, pitch).
Ratio of elevation over distance. Plot measurement of dominant slope in sample area (in percent). Computed by averaging upslope and downslope clinometer readings from site center.
A landscape, or surface, that is tilted or inclined.
(slope rating) the relative playing difficulty of a course for players who are not scratch golfers -- slope ratings are determined by teams of players/evaluators representing state or local golf associations -- the formula for slope rating is course bogey rating minus course rating times a set ...