slope /ˈsloʊp/ noun
1 a : ground that slants downward or upward : ground that slopes
- They climbed the steep slope.
- a slight/gentle slope
1 b : an area of land on a mountain that is used for skiing
- a ski slope
— often plural
- Let’s hit the slopes. [=let’s go skiing]
- I love being on the slopes. [=I love skiing]
2 : an upward or downward slant
- What is the angle of the slope?
- You can adjust the slope of the ramp.
- a slope of 30 degrees