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incline

[′in‚klīn]
(science and technology)
An upward-or downward-sloping surface.

incline

A sloping surface, i.e., neither horizontal nor vertical; a slope.
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A lot of studies have been conducted on a treadmill, which happens to be common workout equipment in most homes and gyms to find out the effect of using treadmill incline ramp.
The fund, which is the fourth investment vehicle for the founding principals of Incline Equity Partners ("Incline"), received commitments from a number of top-tier investors, including endowments, foundations, multi-manager funds, consultants, public pensions, corporate pensions and family offices.
Many affluent executives -- especially those in California's tech and financial industries -- prior to a major liquidation event, establish residency in Incline, a tony sun-drenched playground of winter and summer sports.
* The incline workout: Begin at a zero grade incline at a three to four rate and then increase the incline to level 1 and stay there for one to two minutes.
Incline, an eight-year-old and the oldest horse to win the race first staged in 1971, was ridden by Davy Moran, then a 3lb claiming apprentice who went on to forge a successful career in Canada.
To assist trains up the incline and in some cases to provide additional braking, particularly to untted freights, the specialised banking engines were kept at Bromsgrove shed at the foot of the incline.
Laboratory investigations have revealed that shoulder joint forces [2-4] and muscle demands [5] are greater during incline propulsion than during level-ground propulsion.
8 January 2013 - US pharmaceutical firm The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO) said it had finalised the purchase of domestic sector player Incline Therapeutics Inc.
M2 PHARMA-January 8, 2013-The Medicines Company acquires Incline Therapeutics Inc for undisclosed amount(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
Its 72 cm (30 in.) wide i drive-over belt and 53 cm (21 in.) wide incline belt with 10 cm (4 in.) molded cleats transport up to 10,000 bu/h in a 36 cm (14 in.) tube.
Work that incline! "Increasing the incline on a treadmill or running or walking uphill is a great way to burn calories," says Kelly Gonzalez, a fitness consultant in Manhattan Beach, Calif.
A ball travels faster down a relatively long incline angling steeply downward in two sections separated by a flat stretch compared with a shorter incline angling downward modestly but without changing slope.