slope-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: elevated and slanting geological formation

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

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.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: mathematical gradient of a line or surface

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

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.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2