• An area of ground that tends evenly upward or downward.
  • The degree to which a surface tends upward or downward.
  • The ratio of the vertical and horizontal distances between two points on a line; zero if the line is horizontal, undefined if it is vertical.
  • The slope of the line tangent to a curve at a given point.
  • The angle a roof surface makes with the horizontal, expressed as a ratio of the units of vertical rise to the units of horizontal length (sometimes referred to as run).
  • A person of Chinese or other East Asian descent.


  • To tend steadily upward or downward.
  • To form with a slope; to give an oblique or slanting direction to; to incline or slant.
  • To try to move surreptitiously.
  • To hold a rifle at a slope with forearm perpendicular to the body in front holding the butt, the rifle resting on the shoulder.


  • Sloping.



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