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slope

US [sloʊp]
UK [sləʊp]
  • n.斜坡;坡度;坡地;山坡
  • v.倾斜;有坡度;悄悄地走;潜行
  • Web斜率;斜面;斜度
Plural Form:slopes  Present Participle:sloping  Past Tense:sloped  
Slope
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n.
1.
[c]
斜坡;坡地a surface or piece of land that slopes (= is higher at one end than the other)
a grassy slope
长满草的斜坡
The town is built on a slope .
这座城建在斜坡上。
2.
[c][usupl]
山坡an area of land that is part of a mountain or hill
the eastern slopes of the Andes
安第斯山脉东坡
ski slopes
滑雪斜坡
He spends all winter on the slopes(= skiing ) .
整个冬天他都在山坡上滑雪。
3.
[sing][u]
斜度;坡度the amount by which sth slopes
a gentle/steep slope
缓坡;陡坡
a slope of 45 degrees
45 度的坡度
the angle of slope
倾角
v.
1.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
倾斜;有坡度to be at an angle so that it is higher at one end than the other
The garden slopes away towards the river.
花园向河边倾斜下去。
sloping shoulders
斜肩
2.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
倾斜to be at an angle rather than being straight or vertical
His handwriting slopes backwards.
他写的字向后斜。
It was a very old house with sloping walls.
这房子已经很旧,墙都歪了。
3.
[i]
(informal)
+ adv./prep.
悄悄地走;潜行;溜to go somewhere quietly, especially in order to avoid sth/sb
They got bored waiting for him and sloped off .
他们等他等得不耐烦,就悄悄走了。

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