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


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)

 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) 2.0

      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"