- 1 c 1.1 (sloping ground) cuesta (f), pendiente (f), gradiente (f) (AmL) a steep/gentle slope una cuesta empinada/poco pronunciada the slippery slope gambling set her on the slippery slope to ruin el juego fue su perdición they are on the slippery slope to bankruptcy van camino de la bancarrotaMore example sentences1.2 (of mountain) ladera (f), falda (f)
More example sentences1.3 (for skiing) pista (f) de esquí, cancha (f) de esquí (CS)
- 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.
- 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.
- 2 c u (incline, angle) pendiente (f), inclinación (f) holding a rifle at the slope (BrE) con el rifle al hombroMore example 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.
- [road] construir* en declive slope arms! (BrE) [Mil] ¡armas al hombro!More example 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.