Become or cause to become steeper: [no object]: the snow improved as the slope steepened
More example sentences
- Then below, beyond my feet, I saw the slope steepen, then disappear.
- Technically, continental shelves are defined as the region of ocean floor between the coast and the shelf-break, where the seafloor steepens into the continental slope and plunges toward the abyssal depths.
- As the slope steepens, warm, moist air overrunning the cold air is cut off and the precipitation coverage begins to rapidly decrease.
Definition of steepen in:
- The US English dictionary