Synonyms for slope
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Wiktionary3.5 / 2 votes
To tend steadily upward or downward.
The road slopes sharply down at that point.
The degree to which a surface tends upward or downward.
The road has a very sharp downward slope at that point.
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 this line is 0.5
The slope of the line tangent to a curve at a given point.
The slope of a parabola increases linearly with x.
The angle a roof surface makes with the horizontal, expressed as a ratio of the units of vertical rise to the units of horizontal length (sometimes referred to as run). For English units of measurement, when dimensions are given in inches, slope may be expressed as a ratio of rise to run, such as 4:12 or an an angle.
The slope of an asphalt shingle roof system should be 4:12 or greater.
A person of Chinese or other East Asian descent.
English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote
To tilt or tip is to throw out of a horizontal position by raising one side or end or lowering the other; the words are closely similar, but tilt suggests more of fluctuation or instability. Slant and slope are said of things somewhat fixed or permanent in a position out of the horizontal or perpendicular; the roof slants, the hill slopes. Incline is a more formal word for tip, and also for slant or slope. To cant is to set slantingly; in many cases tip and cant might be interchanged, but tip is more temporary, often momentary; one tips a pail so that the water flows over the edge; a mechanic cants a table by making or setting one side higher than the other. A vessel careens in the wind; lists, usually, from shifting of cargo, from water in the hold, etc. Careening is always toward one side or the other; listing may be forward or astern as well. To heel over is the same as to careen, and must be distinguished from "keel over," which is to capsize.
Princeton's WordNet1.5 / 2 votes
slope, incline, sidenoun
an elevated geological formation
"he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain"
the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
"a five-degree gradient"
slope, incline, pitchverb
be at an angle
"The terrain sloped down"
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Alert people must have noted that stock market goes up slightly for 2 days and the 3 rd day it suddenly opens in way deeper in red and takes further lower low. Example NMDC share and all others. The symptom is clear that it is going to be on downward slope till end of Oct 2022 as its down journey started in Oct 2021
Always bear in mind that stock market will only grow up when people are not investing in shares. This is done to attract retail investors and making them feel that they have missed the train and the day investors board on the train, it will start going on downward slope with all profits going into the pocket of company owners with big commission to brokers
That is a very slippery slope, when we talk about US persons, that is a very slippery slope.
The stock market of India is on downward slope and better to stay away from it . It is mirroring the same crash as witnessed last time
I know you've seen the slope on the United States versus the slope in Italy, and we have to change that slope, what it means in the US is not everyone is doing it.
Translations for slope
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- منحدر, مَيْلArabic
- svah, stoupání, sklonCzech
- Steigung, Hang, Schlitzauge, Ableitung, Gradient, SchlitziGerman
- εφαπτομένη, συντελεστής διεύθυνσηςGreek
- cuesta, inclinación, pendiente, ojo chueco, chuequito, desnivel, cuesta abajoSpanish
- kaltevuus, jyrkkyys, [[tehdä]] [[kallistus]], livahtaa, [[pitää]] [[olka, rinne, kulmakerroin, gradientti, viettää, kallistaa, vinosilmä, hiipiäFinnish
- pente, inclinaisonFrench
- fána, sléim, ardú, caitheamh le fána, céim fhánaIrish
- meredekség, emelkedő, lejtő, ferdeszeműHungarian
- inclinazione, muso giallo, pendio, pendenzaItalian
- 勾配, 坂道, 傾斜率, 傾斜, スロープ, 坂, 傾斜角Japanese
- эңкейиш, эңкейүүKyrgyz
- panaunga, tahataha, harapaki, tāwhatinga, aupakiMāori
- steilte, glooiing, glooien, helling, spleetoog, richtingscoëfficient, sluipenDutch
- bakke, oppoverbakke, helling, skråning, nedoverbakke, stigningNorwegian
- skarpa, stok, zboczePolish
- ladeira, declive, gradiente, inclinação, inclinar, amarelo, olho puxadoPortuguese
- скат, наклон, склон, откос, уклон, узкоглазый, косоглазыйRussian
- о̀бронак, падина, pàdina, косѝна, косооки, нагиб, òbronak, nagib, kosìna, kosookiSerbo-Croatian
- sklon, stúpanie, svahSlovak
- strmina, klanec, naklonSlovene
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