rising slope


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Noun1.rising slope - the property possessed by a slope or surface that risesrising slope - the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
grade - the gradient of a slope or road or other surface; "the road had a steep grade"
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With this view, after exploring without success a little glen near us, we crossed several of the ridges of which I have before spoken; and about noon found ourselves ascending a long and gradually rising slope, but still without having discovered any place adapted to our purpose.
The Trojans, on the other side upon the rising slope of the plain, were gathered round great Hector, noble Polydamas, Aeneas who was honoured by the Trojans like an immortal, and the three sons of Antenor, Polybus, Agenor, and young Acamas beauteous as a god.
Our design consisted of a very sloped, low, head, flat body and then a slowly rising slope at the tail.
Head north–west here to gain the shoulder of Canisp and climb the steadily rising slope. The last time we passed this way, at about 457m we came upon a little rowan tree.
A car park nearby would be reduced to make way for the development and walls would be constructed to support the road on a rising slope.