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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Slope  \Slope\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Sloped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  To  form  with  a  slope;  to  give  an  oblique  or  slanting 
  direction  to  to  direct  obliquely;  to  incline;  to  slant;  as 
  to  slope  the  ground  in  a  garden;  to  slope  a  piece  of  cloth  in 
  cutting  a  garment. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sloping  \Slop"ing\,  a. 
  Inclining  or  inclined  from  the  plane  of  the  horizon,  or  from 
  a  horizontal  or  other  right  line  oblique;  declivous; 
  slanting.  --  {Slop"ing*ly},  adv 
  The  sloping  land  recedes  into  the  clouds.  --Cowper. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  having  an  oblique  or  slanted  direction  [syn:  {aslant},  {aslope}, 
  {diagonal},  {slanted},  {slanting},  {sloped}] 
  2:  having  a  slanting  form  or  direction;  "an  area  of  gently 
  sloping  hills";  "a  room  with  a  sloping  ceiling" 

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