Definition of Downslope

1. Noun. A downward slope or bend.

Exact synonyms: Declension, Declination, Decline, Declivity, Descent, Fall
Specialized synonyms: Downhill, Steep
Generic synonyms: Incline, Side, Slope
Derivative terms: Decline, Decline, Decline, Declivitous, Fall
Antonyms: Ascent



Definition of Downslope

1. Adjective. in a direction down a slope ¹

2. Adverb. down a slope ¹

3. Noun. a descent or declivity ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Downslope

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Downslope

downshock
downshocks
downside
downsides
downsitting
downsittings
downsize
downsized
downsizer
downsizers
downsizes
downsizing
downsizings
downslide
downslides
downslope (current term)
downslopes
downsloping
downslur
downslurs
downsome
downspin
downspins
downspout
downspouts
downstage
downstages
downstair
downstate

Literary usage of Downslope

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1. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International Conference by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"TUBES WITH CONCAVE downslope PROFILE Tubes one and two show greatest movement at ... The tube moved downslope 4.8 cm at the surface, averaging 1.2 cm/year; ..."

2. Landscape Archaeology in Southern Epirus, Greece 1 by James Wiseman (2003)
"Finally, artifact size was calculated as a product of length and width. downslope MOVEMENT In order to discern the role of natural agents in shaping the ..."

3. Howard's Hill and Other True Stories: Small Unit Marine Action in Vietnam by DIANE Publishing Company (1990)
"He would then lob them downslope toward the snipers' holes. ... He raised up, knelt on one knee, and sighted downslope looking for a target. ..."

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