downslope


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down·slope

 (doun′slōp′)
n.
A downward slope.
adv. & adj.
At or in the direction of a lower point on a slope.

downslope

(ˈdaʊnˌsləʊp)
adj, adv
in the direction of the bottom of a slope
n
a downward slope
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.downslope - 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)
References in classic literature ?
Again Bert reached him and sent him downslope, and the other three, with wild yells, sprang in on Billy, who punched, shifted position, ducked and punched, and shifted again ere he struck the thiird time.
A cold, steady rain began to fall just as I shouldered my pack and headed downslope toward the main valley that held our wilderness camp .
The paradigm has really shifted recently where brands are now ramping up promotion in the one to two years before LOE, in order to maximize their sales and manage that post-LOE downslope from a higher starting point.
Treatments were: traditional cultivation + downslope planting (T+D); traditional cultivation + contour planting (T+C); traditional cultivation + contour cultivation + straw mulch (T+C+St); minimum tillage + contour cultivation + straw mulch (M+C+St) and traditional cultivation + contour cultivation + polythene mulch (T+C+P).
It was a really steep downslope and it's really aching now, like I'm doing too much too soon.
Water main breaks: A water main broke on a hillside in Glassell Park, damaging three downslope homes Saturday.
But if you get over the trees, you're either on the downslope before the green or on the flat area, and that sets up a good approach shot to the green.
As Antarctica cooled even further, mountain glaciers grew, swept downslope and coalesced in valleys that had been previously carved by major rivers and their tributaries, the team reports.
In addition to the prospecting, stream sediment geochemical sampling was completed from streams and seeps draining into the headwaters of Bobbie Burns Creek, and several soil contour lines were run on the north side of the creek, downslope from most of the old workings where there is less bedrock exposure.
You can actually see rocks in the layer, and if you look downslope, you can see rocks that we think have eroded out from that rocky layer above.
At the 7th hole in the second round at the US Open I was on a downslope and even Stuart Appleby said what a great chip I played.
His family escaped through a downslope window and ran hard.