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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having a slanting form or direction; Having an oblique or slanted direction.

Usage examples (35)
  • An area of gently sloping hills
  • Ice sloping from a bank may trap air underneath, reducing its strength.
  • Now, however, the yield curve is upwardly sloping, meaning long-term rates are higher than short-term rates again.
  • Jean Maria put her hands on the sloping, dusty dashboard. for more
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