downward slope

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Англо-русский словарь по гражданской авиации. — М.: Скорпион-Россия. . 1996.

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  • slope — 1. noun a) An area of ground that tends evenly upward or downward. I had to climb a small slope to get to the site. b) The degree to which a surface tends upward or downward. The road has a very sharp downward slope at that point. Syn: bank,… …   Wiktionary

  • downward — down|ward1 [ daunwərd ] adverb * toward a lower place or level: He looked downward. face downward 1. ) lying on the front of your body: He found her lying face downward on her bed. 2. ) lying on the side that normally faces up: She placed the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • downward — I UK [ˈdaʊnwə(r)d] / US [ˈdaʊnwərd] adjective [usually before noun] * going towards a lower place or level a downward slope/movement a downward trend in interest rates downward spiral: The region has been in a downward economic spiral since then …   English dictionary

  • downward — down|ward [ˈdaunwəd US wərd] adj [only before noun] 1.) moving or pointing towards a lower position ≠ ↑upward ▪ a gentle downward slope 2.) moving to a lower level ≠ ↑upward ▪ Share prices continued their downward trend . ▪ She was caught in a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • downward — adjective (only before noun) going down to a lower level or place: a gentle downward slope | Share prices continued their downward trend. opposite upward …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • downward — [ˈdaʊnwəd] adj I going towards a lower place or level Ant: upward a downward slope/movement[/ex] II adv American downward [ˈdaʊnwəd] downwards …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • downward path — path that follows a downward slope; way that ends in failure …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slope — v 1. slant, oblique, skew, fall obliquely, angle, bevel, pitch, grade, bank; ascend, rise; descend, drop or drop off, dip, sag, sink; list, lean, tip, tilt, cant, heel, Naut. careen. n 2. inclination, slant, bevel, pitch, grade, angle, skew, tilt …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • slope — [slōp] n. [ME < aslope, sloping (mistaken as a slope) < OE aslopen, pp. of aslupan, to slip away < slupan, to glide: see SLOOP] 1. a piece of ground that is not flat or level; rising or falling ground 2. any inclined line, surface,… …   English World dictionary

  • slope — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ precipitous (formal), steep ▪ gentle, gradual, slight ▪ long, short …   Collocations dictionary

  • slope — slopingly, adv. slopingness, n. /slohp/, v., sloped, sloping, n. v.i. 1. to have or take an inclined or oblique direction or angle considered with reference to a vertical or horizontal plane; slant. 2. to move at an inclination or obliquely: They …   Universalium

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