What does sloping mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aslant, aslope, diagonal, slanted, slanting, sloped, slopingadjective

    having an oblique or slanted direction

  2. slopingadjective

    having a slanting form or direction

    "an area of gently sloping hills"; "a room with a sloping ceiling"


  1. slopingnoun

    An arrangement or motion by which something slopes.

  2. slopingadjective

    Having a slope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sloping

    of Slope

  2. Slopingadjective

    inclining or inclined from the plane of the horizon, or from a horizontal or other right line; oblique; declivous; slanting

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sloping in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sloping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of sloping in a Sentence

  1. Steve Sosnick:

    The shape of the (volatility) curve definitely is upward sloping but it's not like there is a huge hump out in November.

  2. Dylan Thomas:

    From my point of view the worst thing would be for it to end up in the hands of a private collector who locks it up in a bank vault for 50 years, it was hard to keep my hands off it -- I just want to pore through it, to be able to read every word in his crabbed, backwards-sloping hand -- it is such a covetable object.

  3. President Donald Trump:

    I think we're reaching a level where it's going to start coming down, where it's going to start sloping down, the good thing is that the number of beds needed -- I think we were right about that. I was right. My group was right. They're not needing nearly as many beds as they thought. They're not needing as many ventilators as they thought.

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    something (a term or expression or concept) that has a reciprocal relation to something else
    • A. sheath
    • B. impurity
    • C. peccadillo
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