Definition of sloping in English:

sloping

adjective

  • Inclined from a horizontal or vertical line:

    ‘a sloping floor’
    • ‘Beads of sweat broke out on low, sloping brows.’
    • ‘The topography of the county ranges from low rolling hills in the north to very flat terrain or gentle sloping ridges in the south.’
    • ‘She lies with her bow at 12m, and her more intact stern rests on a sloping rocky bottom at 14m.’
    • ‘Around the hall are galleries where minerals and fossils lie under sloping glass.’
    • ‘Originally, a small patio and a sloping garden filled the yard.’
    • ‘I settled onto the sand of the now gently sloping reef.’
    • ‘A powerful-looking sloping neckline is a strong indication of a well-built physique.’
    • ‘That sloping top tube extends the flowing lines to the rear triangle a treat.’
    • ‘Inside the church, the sloping floor of green Portland stone has had to be sealed more than once.’
    • ‘The new terminal has been designed on three levels, taking advantage of the sloping terrain.’
    • ‘Some of the most difficult courses require you to bump a chip shot up a sloping green with the utmost precision.’
    • ‘Seedlings were grown on wet sloping filter boards in an incubator.’
    • ‘He is lying on a hill, sloping gently back to the factory town where he grew up.’
    • ‘Soon we roared into his short, sloping driveway.’
    • ‘The first divers down found the ship lying unevenly and had great difficulty in moving across the steeply sloping decks.’
    • ‘They simply cannot physically be as supple as a horse with a long, sloping front end.’
    • ‘Interestingly the original plans show the buildings supported and made level by brick piles grounded in the sloping valley side.’
    • ‘Intermittent streams dissect the gently sloping area.’
    • ‘The site would be entered through a grandiose arch, and each house would have a sloping green in front of it.’
    • ‘High up under the sloping roof, exercise rooms are located in a glass enclosed attic that overlooks the main hall.’

Pronunciation:

sloping

/ˈsləʊpɪŋ/