Translation of slope in Spanish:
- 1 countable 1.1 (sloping ground) a steep/gentle slopeuna cuesta empinada/poco pronunciadathe slippery slopegambling set her on the slippery slope to ruinel juego fue su perdiciónthey are on the slippery slope to bankruptcyExample sentences1.2 (of mountain)
Example sentences1.3 (for skiing)
- Before my gaze was a misty, lush forest, falling away in steep slopes and verdant levels to a hidden valley below.
- The engineers prepared a mesh surface on the southeast slope to enable equipment to be winched to the top of the hill.
- Cromarty indicated that was not his intention, but that his intention was that the entire surface have a gentle slope towards the center where the water would then drain to the catch basin.
pista (feminine) de esquí
- Down and down, we went, like a wild ride through a city alley, block after block, with windswept, rocky mountain slopes on either side.
- It just stays on the valley floor, sometimes crossing snow bridges to avoid side hills and obvious avalanche slopes.
- Skiers will only be allowed access to the downhill skiing slopes, while non-skiing visitors will be confined to the Ptarmigan centre.
cancha (feminine) de esquí (Southern Cone)
- 2 countable or uncountable (incline, angle) holding a rifle at the slope (British English)con el rifle al hombroExample sentences
- We chose to do our dendrochronological work with pitch pine and Virginia pine to increase our chances of detecting site differences at the two slope positions.
- The interaction between branch position and sapling height was used to test for differences in slopes among branches in different positions.
- The slopes between eye position and interaural sound pressure level ratios were not different from zero.
- 3 (Chinese person) (American English) [slang] [offensive]chino, (-na) (masculine, feminine)
chale (masculine or feminine) (Mexico) [colloquial] [offensive]
canaca (masculine or feminine) (Chile) (Peru) [colloquial] [offensive]
- (road)slope arms! (British English) (Military)
construir en decliveExample sentences
- The land on either side of the road sloped down and away, giving way to rows of trees on both sides, and a healthy expanse of grass.
- Mr. Garbutt acknowledged that the brick ties should have been at an absolute minimum horizontal but preferably sloped down at an angle from the block to the brick.
- Orlan studied the left wall, which was the largest since the ceiling sloped down to the right side of the room, evidently having occurred because of pressure from above.
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