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Slopes and sloping

slope

noun

a straight surface that has one end higher than the other

tilt

noun

a sloping position, or the amount by which something slopes

incline

noun

a slope

slant

noun

the angle at which something slopes

inclination

noun

a slope, or the angle of a slope

pitch

noun

the slope of something such as a roof

fall

noun

the downward slope or movement of something

lean

noun

a slope, or an angle

rake

noun

the degree of slope in a surface, for example in the stage of a theatre

cant

noun

the difference in height between one side of a road or railway and the other

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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