Meaning of upsloping in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʌpsləʊpɪŋ/


  • Inclined upward from a horizontal line.

    ‘an upsloping runway’
    • ‘This usually happens across the front range of the Colorado Rockies, when you can get upsloping winds, some moisture tapped from the Gulf of Mexico.’
    • ‘On the upsloping Runway C, the pilot would try to fly a more shallow approach.’
    • ‘A few northern mountains woke up to new snow thanks to some upsloping mountain snow showers during the overnight.’
    • ‘The rear of the house is upsloping which is great fun for sledding in winter.’