verb (used without object), sloped, sloping.
to have or take an inclined or oblique direction or angle considered with reference to a vertical or horizontal plane; slant.
to move at an inclination or obliquely:
They sloped gradually westward.
verb (used with object), sloped, sloping.
to direct at a slant or inclination; incline from the horizontal or vertical:
The sun sloped its beams.
to form with a slope or slant:
to slope an embankment.
ground that has a natural incline, as the side of a hill.
inclination or slant, especially downward or upward.
deviation from the horizontal or vertical.
an inclined surface.
Usually, slopes. hills, especially foothills or bluffs:
the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
the tangent of the angle between a given straight line and the x- axis of a system of Cartesian coordinates.
the derivative of the function whose graph is a given curve evaluated at a designated point.
Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a person of East Asian origin, especially a Vietnamese or other South Asian.
slope off, Chiefly British Slang. to make one’s way out slowly or furtively.
to lie or cause to lie at a slanting or oblique angle
(intransitive) (esp of natural features) to follow an inclined course: many paths sloped down the hillside
(intransitive; foll by off, away, etc) to go furtively
(transitive) (military) (formerly) to hold (a rifle) in the slope position (esp in the command slope arms)
an inclined portion of ground
(pl) hills or foothills
any inclined surface or line
the degree or amount of such inclination
(of a line) the tangent of the angle between the line and another line parallel to the x-axis
the first derivative of the equation of a curve at a given point
(formerly) the position adopted for British military drill when the rifle is rested on the shoulder
(US, slang, derogatory) a person from Southeast Asia, especially a Vietnamese
noun 1. a person or thing that slopes. 2. Tailoring. a basic pattern developed on paper by drafting or in cloth by draping, but with seam allowances omitted, used as a tool to create other patterns.
verb (used without object), sloped, sloping. 1. to have or take an inclined or oblique direction or angle considered with reference to a vertical or horizontal plane; slant. 2. to move at an inclination or obliquely: They sloped gradually westward. verb (used with object), sloped, sloping. 3. to direct at a slant or inclination; incline […]
noun 1. slow-pitch. noun 1. a type of softball with ten players per side and in which each pitch must travel in an arc from three to ten feet high.
noun 1. a large jar or pail for collecting household slop for disposal.