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aslope

[uh-slohp] /əˈsloʊp/
adverb
1.
at a slope; aslant; slantingly; diagonally.
adjective
2.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see a-1, slope
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Examples from the web for aslope
  • The first is called dynamic wave pressure that appears when the incident wave reaches aslope and impacts it.
  • Such aslope-intercept model naturally leads to an additional state variable.
  • aslope and offset is fit to each correlation and the slope values are adopted as yearly calibration variations.
British Dictionary definitions for aslope

aslope

/əˈsləʊp/
adverb, adjective
1.
(postpositive) sloping
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