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slope

(slōp),
An inclination or slant.

slope

1. An inclined plane or surface.
2.
Slant.

lower ridge slope

The slope of the crest of the mandibular residual ridge from the third molar forward as viewed in profile.

slope

(slōp)
An inclination or slant.

slope

in statistical terms the slope of a line depicting the relationship of two variables is the gradient of the line or the regression coefficient of the relationship. A positive slope implies that increasing one variable will increase the other.
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Sloper said: "We've got two or three overseas players in the pipeline which we are expecting to arrive - but you just don't know until they're off the plane.
CLASS ACT: (From left) Charlotte Cooper as Catherine Sloper, David Payne as Dr Sloper and Steve Marsden as Morris Townsend in the Huddersfield Thespians' production of The Heiress (zy131008Aheiress-1)
Ervarings en woonplekke uit die jeugjare; die mynersouerhuis en die meermaals gespanne verhoudings daarbinne; jeugliefdes; belewenisse van die verteller as onderwyser; herinneringe aan 'n skeefgeloopte eerste huwelik--dit alles en nog meer kom ter sprake in Sloper.
Clever, witty, a man of the world, Doctor Sloper enjoys a good reputation and a high professional and social position.
In Learn To Draft Slopers: Create Your Own 5-Piece Sloper Collection, you'll learn just that.
Mike presented the achievements of the year and thanked Bryan Sloper, club treasurer, for his diligence and support, Colin Carney for excellent advice, Eric for his experience and wisdom and Malcolm Bareham for his unstinting support.
Police helicopter footage showed the chase from Leckwith Road to Sloper Road, Penarth Road and eventually Barry Road.
QUENTIN Sloper felt 2011 was make or break time - so he decided to enter a team in the British Basketball League.
Megan Mignogna plays Catherine Sloper, a young woman, plain and shy, who is being courted by deceitfully charming Morris Townsend, played by Bradley Adams.
Q I HAVE a pocket watch inscribed "Ally Sloper's Half Holiday" I discovered that Ally Sloper was a comic book character from 1884 to the early 1900s, but cannot find anything else about this watch.
Period drama with Jennifer Jason Leigh as New Yorker Catherine Sloper, repeatedly told by her father Dr Sloper (Albert Finney) that she's the plainest of plain Janes.
It bears smidgens of extra sympathy for the story's two male monsters - cruelly critical parent Austin Sloper (Albert Finney) and fortune-hunter Morris Townsend (Ben Chaplin) - and is humorously indulgent of heroine Catherine Sloper's immense awkwardness.