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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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The vehicle, made of a wooden plank, a small railway wheel and a metal bar, was made by men at Craig Ddu slate quarry in Blaenau Ffestiniog and used by them to travel down a steep incline home after a day's work.
One wedge was alternated in position to achieve lateral and medial inclines, and the other wedge was used to achieve anterior and posterior inclines.
In distribution centres, boxes are now being transported at inclines in excess of 20 degrees.
By adjusting the resistance and incline, you can discover a variety of different workouts targeting different muscle groups.
Photo 3 shows the exercise being performed manually from the seated position on an incline bench.
Heavy-duty conveyors constructed from six-in, anodized aluminum profile and available in horizontal and incline models.
Three ribs of teaching and communal accommodation run up the incline (the outer two contain classrooms, the middle one, common areas: refectory, library, labs, workshops and so on).
Tenders are invited for : 1)Re-support of roof and sides by rope stiching from 50 L/ 21 D to 50 L /31D along proposed traveling roadway for panel I of Nandgaon inclines HLUG Sub Area of Chandrapur Area 2) Care taking and upkeeping of HEMM hostel building at Durgapur OC Sub Area of Chandrapur Area 3) Supplying working lunch & Tea at HEMM Training Institute, at DOC Sub Area during the year 2014-15 of Chandrapur Area (for one year)
The restoration to full working order of the rail incline - one of the original inclines used to carry slates from the quarry face to the rail-link with the docks at Y Felinheli - was one of the major projects completed at the museum following its successful bid for Heritage Lottery funding in 1998.