apparent slope

apparent slope

[ə′pa·rənt ′slōp]
(graphic arts)
A true slope that appears vertically distorted or exaggerated in air photographs viewed with a stereoscope.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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From fortnight 10 to 19, the apparent slope is zero and its effect on the fitted model was a curvature.
The measured apparent slope of grain occurrence on the 800 specimens dried was not important as expected, resulting in a mean value of 1.2 degrees with a standard deviation of 0.34 degrees.
The measured apparent slope of grain occurrence on hem-fir baby squares was not important as expected, resulting in a mean value of 1.2 degrees with a standard deviation of 0.34 degrees for all 800 baby squares tested in this project.