from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A downward slope.
- adverb & adjective At or in the direction of a lower point on a slope.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun a downward slope.
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- adjective in a
directiondown a slope
- adverb down a slope
- noun a
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- noun a downward slope or bend
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Given that the adjacent nearshore area is Central Puget Sound's only DNR-designated Aquatic Reserve, purchasing the gravel mine will prove cheaper in the long run than trying to mitigate damage to the reserve caused by not only by Glacier's enormous proposed dock, but by decades of mining that will have unpredictable impacts beneath and downslope from the mine.
We found one cache, failed to locate another, and observed a red-tailed hawk sitting in a telephone pole downslope from a trail, at eye level and about fifteen feet away.
May I add that the downslope is quite a bit steeper after breastfeeding two kids ...
A "downslope" is just the opposite, as the air reaches the crest of the mountain and begins to move downhill, it will begin to warm up, due to the air being compressed as it descends (the molecules of air are being pushed closer together as the air moves down into the thicker atmosphere at lower elevations).
"downslope" of the seating is apparently causing the air to lift up in right field.
In addition, the slope of the seating would also lead to a 'downslope' effect in the field which, depending on wind direction, would tend to cause air to lift up in the right field. "
All reserves usually involve some hiking for the final stage/s; in most reserves, this is reduced later in the season (since the butterflies tend to migrate downslope as Spring approaches).
Again Bert reached him and sent him downslope, and the other three, with wild yells, sprang in on Billy, who punched, shifted position, ducked and punched, and shifted again ere he struck the thiird time.
However, California is on the downslope whereas many of the southern states are on the rise.
And did start the downslope runaway train which has plummeted us hellbound ever since.