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slope /sloup/
  • danh từ
    • dốc, đường dốc, chỗ dốc; độ dốc
      • slopeof a roof: độ dốc của mái nhà
      • mountain slope: sườn núi
    • (quân sự) tư thế vác súng
      • to come to the slope: đứng vào tư thế vác súng
  • nội động từ
    • nghiêng, dốc
      • the road slopes down: đường dốc xuống
      • the sun was sloping in the West: mặt trời đang lặng về phía tây
    • (từ lóng) (+ off) chuồn, biến
    • (từ lóng) (+ about) đi dạo
    • ngoại động từ
      • cắt nghiêng, làm nghiêng
        • to slope the neck of a dress: khoét cổ áo dài
        • to slope the sides of a pit: xây nghiêng bờ giếng (ở mỏ)
      • (quân sự) vác lên vai
        • to slope arms: vác súng lên vai
    Concise Dictionary
    +an elevated geological formation
    +the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
    +be at an angle
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 incline, decline, ascend, descend, rise, fall, dip, sink, drop (off), angle, slant, pitch, tilt, tip:
    The lawn slopes downwards from the house, then upwards towards that grove of trees.
    2 incline, decline, ascent, descent, acclivity, declivity, rise, fall, ramp, dip, sink, drop, angle, slant, pitch, tilt, rake, tip, camber, cant, grade, bevel, hill, bank, mount, gradient, US grade, upgrade, downgrade:
    Sheep can be seen grazing on the grassy slopes.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [C] a surface or piece of land that slopes (= is higher at one end than the other): a grassy / wooded slope + The town is built on a slope.
    2 [C, usually pl.] an area of land that is part of a mountain or hill: the eastern slopes of the Andes + ski slopes + He spends all winter on the slopes (= skiing).
    3 [sing., U] the amount by which sth slopes: a gentle / steep slope + a slope of 45 degrees + the angle of slope + Because of the slope of the roof, the snow cannot accumulate.
    Idioms see SLIPPERY
    + verb [V]
    1 [usually +adv./prep.] (of a horizontal surface) to be at an angle so that it is higher at one end than the other: The garden slopes away towards the river. + The path sloped gently down. + sloping shoulders
    2 [usually +adv./prep.] (of sth vertical) to be at an angle rather than being straight or upright: His handwriting slopes backwards. + It was a very old house with sloping walls.
    3 [V +adv./prep.] (BrE, informal) to go somewhere quietly, especially in order to avoid sth/sb: They got bored waiting for him and sloped off.
    Collocation Dictionary


    precipitous, severe, sheer, steep | gentle, gradual, slight | long, short | downhill, downward | uphill, upward | higher, upper
    There was snow on the higher slopes of the mountain.
    | lower | northern, north-facing, etc.
    The vineyards on the south-facing slopes get more sunshine.
    | open | forested, grassy, icy, rocky, scree, smooth, snow-covered/snowy, wooded | mountain | dry, nursery, ski
    dry-slope skiing Some tourists were having a skiing lesson on the nursery slope.
    | negative, positive
    The unemployment-income curve on the graph has a negative slope.
    | slippery
    (figurative) Once he'd tried that first cigarette, he was on the slippery slope to being a smoker.


    ascend, clamber up, climb (up)
    We clambered up the steep, rocky slope.
    | descend | have
    The football pitch has a slope of about one metre.


    lead (up/down) to sth
    a slope leading down to the river
    | fall, rise
    The lower slopes rise quite gently.
    | steepen | flatten, level off


    down a/the ~
    I scrambled down the icy slope.
    | on a/the ~
    We camped on an open mountain slope.
    | up a/the ~
    There were more skiers further up the slope.


    the angle of slope
    the angle of slope of the sides of the pyramid
    | the bottom/foot/top of a slope



    The ground slopes away steeply at the back of the house.
    | gently, slightly | away, down, downwards, up, upwards


    The field slopes down to a small river.
    | towards

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