upslope


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up·slope

 (ŭp′slōp′)
n.
An upward slope.
adv. & adj.
At or in the direction of a higher point on a slope.
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upslope

(ʌpˈsləʊp)
adv
1. up a slope
2. in a sloping upward direction
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