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slope

1. hills or foothills
2. Maths
a. (of a line) the tangent of the angle between the line and another line parallel to the x-axis
b. the first derivative of the equation of a curve at a given point
3. US slang derogatory a person from Southeast Asia, especially a Vietnamese

What does it mean when you dream about a slope?

A slope may indicate the direction one’s business or personal life is headed. An obtuse decline indicates a slow descent and a sharp incline suggests the dreamer needs to pay more attention to his or her responsibilities and also to the duties that others are obligated to perform on his or her behalf.

slope

[slōp]
(geology)
The inclined surface of any part of the earth's surface.
(mathematics)
The slope of a line through the points (x1, y1) and (x2, y2) is the number (y2-y1)/(x2-x1).
The slope of a curve at a point p is the slope of the tangent line to the curve at p.
(navigation)
The projection of a flight path in the vertical plane.

slope

1. See grade.
2. Seepitch, 3.
3.See incline.
References in classic literature ?
The pastoral slopes of the valley below were cloaked in lustre-leather: the rare watercourses along the road had faded from the waiting eye and ear; it seemed as if the long and dry summer had even invaded the close-set ranks of pines, and had blown a simoom breath through the densest woods, leaving its charred red ashes on every leaf and spray along the tunnelled shade.
He sang it in a still, small voice, but, line after line, his song was caught up by the thousands who stood on the slopes above, and thundered to the heavens till the mountains shook with its sound.
The regularity with which their length diminished served to indicate that somewhere up the slope the last line would be so short as to have scarcely length at all, and that beyond could come only a point.
Pocket"--for so the man familiarly addressed the imaginary point above him on the slope, crying out:
Before him was the smooth slope, spangled with flowers and made sweet with their breath.
The slope should be built on the north side of Chopok peak between the Lukova and Otupne cable car stations.
Keywords: Slope Failure, Liquid Limit, Dry Density, Shear Strength, Internal Friction Angle
MnDOT requests proposals for a slope vulnerability assessment to identify, map and categorize slopes vulnerable to failure with the potential to affect state trunk highways.
It was observed that as soon as the drainage system was put into operation, the slope movements started reducing; the lower parts stopping first, followed by almost stoppage of the upper parts.
Fredlund and Krahn [13] compared several methods for analyzing the stability of a nonhomogeneous soil slope with a weak layer.
Keywords: Kinematic Analysis Malvern Hills Slope Stability DIPS Discontinuities.
The LS factor accounts for the effect of topography on erosion in RUSLE, and is calculated as the product of the slope length subfactor (L) and steepness subfactor (S) at a point of interest.