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noun [countable] slope pronunciation in British English /sləʊp/
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pluralslopes
  1. 1
    a straight surface that has one end higher than the other
    At the end of the garden there is a steep slope.
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    1. a.
      the angle of this kind of surface
      a slope of 45 degrees
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  2. 2
    the side of a hill or a mountain
    Vines grow on the south-facing slopes.
  3. 4
    physics an inclined plane
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