natural slope

Related to natural slope: Slope stability

natural slope

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(Civil Engineering) civil engineering the maximum angle at which soil will lie in a bank without slipping
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From the natural slope to seaward of these plains, they are very easily irrigated, and in consequence singularly fertile.
They are funnels, into which all the geographical, political, moral, and intellectual water-sheds of a country, all the natural slopes of a people, pour; wells of civilization, so to speak, and also sewers, where commerce, industry, intelligence, population,--all that is sap, all that is life, all that is the soul of a nation, filters and amasses unceasingly, drop by drop, century by century.
Yeouijeong: The second core includes the landscaping of the river bank, bringing back large terraces, pedestrian paths, bicycle lanes, and an amphitheatre along the river that that take advantage of the site's natural slope.
The field data were collected during the study, encompassing the landslide classification, characteristics, geometry, mode of failure, physiography, natural slope conditions, slope constituting material and its engineering parameters.
The landslide of a natural slope of the mount of Prusow in Milowka (Poland, Silesian Voivodeship, Zywiec District) became active in May 2010 after heavy rains.
The anchorage treatment is conducted in the case of above natural slope.
Retaining walls are designed to hold back soil that would move to a more natural slope or incline if the wall was not in place.
The contrast between the natural stone stairs following the natural slope of the landscape and the thin reinforced concrete slab spanning over six metres to form the canopy helps enhance this dual relationship.
This is the most impressive part of the system and it suggests that the natural slope in its entirety was incorporated in the defensive scheme.
If you have a natural slope you can dig a drainage ditch to direct the water to a drain or soak it away.
The landscape of the project has been innovatively designed using the natural slope of the hillock with the architectural expertise honed by years of Mantri Developers' experience.
Watching the sporting elite whizz down the world's longest natural slope is almost as exciting as watching them fly through the air at the bottom.