Translation: from spanish

to slope down

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  • down|slope — «DOWN SLOHP», noun, adjective. –n. a downward slope; downgrade: »They built their house on the downslope of the property. –adj. in a downward slope: »downslope movement …   Useful english dictionary

  • slope — 01. The village is located on the [slope] of a mountain in Switzerland. 02. My family s favorite ski [slope] at Mount Washington is called Linton s Loop. 03. The river bank [slopes] sharply down to the water, and can be a little dangerous. 04.… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • down|hill — «DOWN HIHL», adverb, adjective, noun. –adv. 1. down the slope of a hill; downward. 2. Figurative: »His business has been going downhill lately. –adj. 1. going or sloping downward: »a downhill race. 2. Figurative: »The house was in a downhill… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Slope — Slope, a. Sloping. Down the slope hills. Milton. [1913 Webster] A bank not steep, but gently slope. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slope Point — is the southernmost point of the South Island of New Zealand. Slope Point lies just south of the small settlements of Waikawa and Haldane, near the southwestern edge of the Catlins and Toetoes Bay. It is 70 km (40 mi) east of Invercargill.The… …   Wikipedia

  • Slope mining — is a method of accessing valuable geological material, such as coal. A sloping access shaft travels downwards towards the coal seam. Slope mines differ from shaft and drift mines, which access resources by tunneling straight down or horizontally …   Wikipedia

  • slope — ► NOUN 1) a surface of which one end or side is at a higher level than another. 2) a part of the side of a hill or mountain, especially as a place for skiing. ► VERB 1) be inclined from a horizontal or vertical line; slant up or down. 2) informal …   English terms dictionary

  • slope — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ precipitous (formal), steep ▪ gentle, gradual, slight ▪ long, short …   Collocations dictionary

  • slope — slope1 W3 [sləup US sloup] n 1.) a piece of ground or a surface that slopes ▪ a steep slope ▪ a gentle (=not steep) slope ▪ She looked back up the grassy slope. 2.) an area of steep ground covered with snow that people ↑ski down ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slope — 1 noun 1 (C) a piece of ground or a surface that slopes: walking slowly up a steep slope | a gentle slope (=a slope that is not steep) 2 (singular) the angle at which something slopes in relation to a flat surface: a slope of 30 degrees 2 verb… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Slope stability — The field of slope stability encompasses the analysis of static and dynamic stability of slopes of earth and rock fill dams, slopes of other types of embankments, excavated slopes, and natural slopes in soil and soft rock. [… …   Wikipedia

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