declivity(redirected from declivities)
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n. pl. de·cliv·i·ties
A downward slope, as of a hill.
n, pl -ties
a downward slope, esp of the ground. Compare acclivity
[C17: from Latin dēclīvitās, from de- + clīvus a slope, hill]
de•cliv•i•ty(dɪˈklɪv ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
a downward slope (opposed to acclivity).
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|Noun||1.||declivity - a downward slope or bend|
downhill - the downward slope of a hill
incline, slope, side - an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain"
steep - a steep place (as on a hill)