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slope toward (something)

1. To slant in the direction of something at a downward angle. If your driveway slopes toward the front of your house, you could face major flooding issues if you don't have a drainage solution in place. The cabin is stunning, with a front lawn that slopes right down toward the lake.
2. To cause or construct something to slant in the direction of something else at a downward angle. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "slope" and "toward." I want the landscapers to slope the field toward the river so rainwater will be naturally drained away. I made sure the floor of the workshop was made of concrete and sloped it toward the door to make cleaning as easy as possible.
See also: slope, toward

slope (down) toward something

to slant downward toward something. The backyard slopes down toward the river. It slopes toward the water.
See also: slope, toward
References in classic literature ?
Beneath the snow-line the peaks were purple with heaths, and so were the wild moors that ran up the slopes towards them.
It is ideal for situations where the drive approach slopes toward the dock opening as it prevents rainwater from funneling into the dock area and causing employee discomfort or cargo damage.
Dayao and other disaster officials conducted an aerial survey and found a big volume of water and debris that flowed from the mountain slopes toward 70 hectares of farmland in part of the village.
Late season Santa Ana winds blasted down burning slopes toward homes, sending flames racing across the brush in Anaheim Hills in Orange County.
1) Cover half of the pan's bottom with clay, forming a hill that slopes toward the pan's center.
The site has a steep grade that slopes toward a lake, and because one street within the 6.7-acre community had already been put in, the architects needed to build into the hillside and cascade the homes to the water for easy access.
And if you go over, you have almost an impossible shot back to the green, which is slick and slopes toward the water."
In general, the east side of the JTML street surface is flatter and at some intersections slopes toward the median.
As they spring out of alpine meadows, spilling down tree-covered slopes toward the sea, they gauge the health of the land they pass through and carry the results along for better or worse.
Reporters near the town of Dras could see the soldiers in white snow boots and helmets making their way up the precipitous slopes toward the battle line.
The property is near Forestville in the hills of western Sonoma close to the Pacific and the Russian River, with slopes toward the southeast and light, well-drained soil.
Each primary clarifier tank sidewall is 10 feet high with a floor that gently slopes toward the center of the clarifier to a depth of 14.5 feet.
It is ideal for when a drive approach slopes toward the dock opening, causing inclement water to funnel into the dock area--affecting employee comfort and damaging cargo.
Ideal for areas where the drive approach slopes toward the dock opening--causing rain water to funnel into the dock area--the unit enhances employee comfort and prevents cargo damage.
The model features a front end with an aggressive design that incorporates thin LED lights mounted high on the fascia, a wide grille featuring a sizable Fiat emblem, a roof line that slopes towards a rear end with horizontal lights and an integrated spoiler.