# slope-n; 2 Senses

### Sense Number 1: elevated and slanting geological formation

Commentary: SLOPE[+entity][+structure][+geological][+large][+elevated][+slanted]

__Examples:__

The climbers will attempt the more difficult northern slope of the mountain.

Rocks began tumbling down the slope after the earthquake.

John was out skiing on the slopes all morning.

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WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

### Sense Number 2: mathematical gradient of a line or surface

Commentary: SLOPE[+form][+geometric][+gradient] [+quantity][+measure][+incline]

__Examples:__

The slope of these two graphs is not the same.

The aircraft was on too steep a glide slope and had to correct its position.

The slope of this roof will allow for proper drainage.

Mary likes the backward slope of these modern chairs.

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WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2