As dusk approaches, a fog creeps up the slope of the mountain and swallows the sprawling city below—just like Pablo promised.
A few seconds later, he went down the slope a few yards to phone the emergency services.
They buried a stockpile of rifles and machine guns on a slope just above the building that was to house the inmates.
1590s, "go in an oblique direction," from earlier adjective meaning "slanting" (c.1500), probably from Middle English aslope (adv.) "on the incline" (late 15c.), from Old English *aslopen, past participle of aslupan "to slip away," from a- "away" + slupan "to slip" (see sleeve). From 1709 as "to be in a slanting position;" transitive sense "place in a slanting position" is from c.1600. Related: Sloped; sloping.
1610s, "inclination," from slope (v.). Meaning "an incline, a slant (of ground)" is from 1620s. Derogatory slang meaning "Oriental person" is attested from 1948.
: She had a lot of things on her desk top, including a mondo-size slo-mo printer/ chock-full of slomo sequences of hunks running along the wateradverb
In slow motion; slowly: A man named Ahmed skated slomo (1970s+)