from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. At a slope or slant.
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- adj. slanted or sloping
- adv. slanted or sloping
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Slopingly; aslant; declining from an upright direction; sloping.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In or into an inclined or slanting position or direction; with leaning or inclination; deflected from the perpendicular; with declivity or descent, as a hill.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having an oblique or slanted direction
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Already the sun is aslope, high still in a pale hot sky, 5
Far as the eye could see, farther and farther as they mounted the slope, were seas beyond seas of pines, now all aslope one way under the wind.
Years ago (as it seems) on a rainy winter evening, we watched the buoys of the Solent Channel streaming past us all aslope on the strong ebb-tide, and as the Trinity Brothers began to open their eyes for an all-night watch on the south coast, we closed ours to the world behind.
Here on the bar of the sand-bank, steep yet aslope to the gleaming
A wall of turbid water, aslope to the wide sky's wonder
Each one was ornamented with delicious roasts, en appolas, on sticks planted aslope around it, attentively watched by the longing voyageurs, who awaited the slow process of cooking.
High noon, too, by these hot sunbeams, which full, scarcely aslope, upon my head and almost make the water bubble and smoke in the trough under my nose.
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