slope stake

slope stake

[′slōp ‚stāk]
(mining engineering)
Stake set at the point where the finished side slope of an excavation or embankment meets the original grade.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

slope stake

A stake, driven in the ground, indicating the line where a cut or fill meets the original grade.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The son of Pioneering raced primarily in California, his finest moment coming when fourth in the Listed Sunny Slope Stakes at Santa Anita in 2000.
Other work includes staking retaining and sound wall, drainage systems, plane of pavements, edge of decks (EOD), abutments and bents, slope stakes, and rough grades.
Premier Property did make observers sit up and take notice when he collected a runaway seven-length win over the same track and distance in the Sunny Slope Stakes, a race which used to have Graded status and can still be depended upon to attract a decent field.