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  • n. Plural form of upslope.


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  • The book is available at all local bookstores, or you can order it on-line from this website I often speak of "upslopes" and "downslopes" during my weather reports on 7News, but what exactly do these terms mean? - Local News

  • Just remember, "upslopes" tend to bring clouds and precipitation - "downslopes" tend to bring windy, dry and mild weather. - Local News

  • The return of frequent south-westerly winds during the first half of the month helped to make this the mildest February since 2002, but they also brought heavy rain, especially on western upslopes.

    The weather in February

  • Ari and Kashet set up a kind of pattern in their flying that Avatre imitated-heavy, jouncing wing beats on the upslopes, and a long glide down the other side.


  • He left the fields behind and took to the rocky upslopes of the hills.


  • There was a great hollow of darkness fronting him, and on the black upslopes patches of tiny lights, and in the lowest trough of the night, a flare of the pit.

    Sons and Lovers

  • From the coast-line the land gradually upslopes towards the spurs of the great dividing ridge; and thus we may fairly expect that the further north we go the richer will become the diggings.

    To The Gold Coast for Gold, Vol. II A Personal Narrative

  • Cumbria, north west Wales, south west Ireland and southern England will remain damp into the evening with western upslopes at risk of 20-40 mm rainfall; 50 mm is possible where rain is continuous.

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  • Obviously these conditions are conducive to rapid ignition, and the fuel loads were such that intense fires developed, especially on the upslopes rising to the south, where the fires had that strong wind behind them.



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