- slope, incline, side - an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of the mountain"
--1 is a kind of geological formation, formation
--1 is a part of natural elevation, elevation
--1 has particulars:
ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade; bank; bank, cant, camber; canyonside; coast; descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslope; escarpment, scarp; hillside; mountainside, versant; ski slope Derived form: verb slope1
- gradient, slope - the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient"
--2 is a kind of position, spatial relation
--2 has particulars:
grade; pitch, rake, slant; abruptness, precipitousness, steepness; gradualness, gentleness Derived form: verb slope1