downslope downslope

Definition(s):

  • (n) a downward slope or bend

Usage(s):

  1. Frightened folk below forgot all about the professor until he jounced four miles downslope to tell Allied officials that the lava flow had slackened, evacuation could be halted.
  2. A murder mystery set on the downslope of the California dream, flavorsomely written by Jeffrey Alan Fiskin, directed by Ivan Passer and acted by Jeff Bridges and John Heard.
  3. From the downslope back of a bunker, instead of playing safe for par, De Vicenzo shot boldly for the pin, missed it by 18 inches, but sank the short putt for his birdie.

News

  1. Texas wounded veteran gets first glimpse of his mortgage-free home

    Former sergeant Monte Bernardo mastered his prosthetic legs to walk down a slight downslope while touring the bare bones of his new home.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes

  2. Wounded veteran gets first glimpse of his mortgage-free new home in Iola

    Former sergeant Monte Bernardo mastered his prosthetic legs to walk down a slight downslope while touring the bare bones of his new home.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: The Bryan-College Station Eagle

Quotes

  1. "The turning point probably in the tournament was 15," Hensby said. "Mike made birdie there and I actually thought that I hit the better shot out of the group and I was on the downslope of the bunker and hit a pretty good shot out, but I had...
    on Oct 22, 2007 By: Mark Hensby Source: The Times

  2. Westwood said of his seven: "I tried to hook it too much off the 13th tee and lost my grip a bit. Then for the pitch I was on a bit of a sidehill and downslope and caught it a bit fat. But I am still in what I think is a decent position. Anything...
    on Apr 11, 2008 By: Lee Westwood Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "I really had no shot," Poulter said. "There was no sand at the front of the bunker. I'm on the downslope and I had no shot."
    on Apr 10, 2010 By: Ian Poulter Source: CBC.ca

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