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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 slope /ˈslop/
 傾斜,斜坡,斜率,掮槍的姿勢(vt.)使傾斜,弄斜,掮(vi.)傾斜,逃走;[美俚][貶]東方人(尤指越南人)

From: Network Terminology

 slope
 斜率

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slope n.
 1. An oblique direction; a line or direction including from a horizontal line or direction; also, sometimes, an inclination, as of one line or surface to another.
 2. Any ground whose surface forms an angle with the plane of the horizon.
    buildings the summit and slope of a hill.   --Macaulay.
    Under the slopes of Pisgah.   --Deut. iv. 49. (Rev. Ver.).
 3. The part of a continent descending toward, and draining to, a particular ocean; as, the Pacific slope.
 Note:A slope, considered as descending, is a declivity; considered as ascending, an acclivity.
 Slope of a plane Geom., the direction of the plane; as, parallel planes have the same slope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slope, a. Sloping. “Down the slope hills.”
    A bank not steep, but gently slope.   --Bacon.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slope, adv. In a sloping manner. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slope, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sloped p. pr. & vb. n. Sloping.] 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)

 Slope, v. i.
 1. To take an oblique direction; to be at an angle with the plane of the horizon; to incline; as, the ground slopes.
 2. To depart; to disappear suddenly. [Slang]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 slope
      n 1: an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep
           slope"; "the house was built on the side of the
           mountain" [syn: incline, side]
      2: the property possessed by a line or surface that departs
         from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient" [syn: gradient]
      v : be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down" [syn: incline, pitch]