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.
Miss Mc Keown said: "The difference in temperature between the sandy surface and the CO 2 block will generate a vapour layer beneath the block, allowing it to levitate and manoeuvre downslope, in a similar manner to how pucks glide on an ice-hockey table, carving a channel in its wake.
During downslope tillage, hoeing to a tillage depth of approximately 20 cm is performed from bottom to hilltop, and the soil moves downhill due to gravity and drag.
The field data used in this project were acquired from Doppler wind lidars in the Second Meteor Crater Experiment (METCRAX II) field project--a monthlong field deployment to study downslope windstorm-type flows (DWF) occurring at the Meteor Crater in Arizona (Lehner et al.
There the pattern of bird movement downslope found by the survey team was very different from the upslope movements they uncovered in Yosemite, which has warmed and dried substantially.
The settlement plateau measured in about seven months of slope observations has indicated that no hard measures for slope stability are required except draining the slopes of the hill after proper hydrological and drainage studies and growing vegetation on upslope as well as downslope areas, for increased stability in the long-term.
In our study, we found no evidence for clay other hydrated minerals in most of the gullies we studied, and when we did see them, they were erosional debris from ancient rocks, exposed and transported downslope, rather than altered in more recent flowing water.
According to Ben, he came out of nowhere at about 15 yards and was heading downslope to get our wind.
Over one shoulder, a yelp Downslope, a whoop back up: My jabber, your
0 m, between crop rows (BC2); common bean cultivated downslope (BDS); common bean cultivated on contour with mulch (BCM), which consisted of bean straw uniformly distributed over the plot; bare soil (BS); and soil under natural vegetation cover (NC), which had 100% of vegetal cover.
It is on a downslope although it is flat in some areas.
Referred to as the Great Nor'easter of 1992 or the Downslope Nor'easter, this storm involved snow, high winds, flooding and record high tides from Maryland to New England.