downhill : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  the downward slope of a hill
  • n  a ski race down a trail
  • s  sloping down rather steeply
  • r  toward a lower or inferior state
    your performance has been going downhill for a long time now
  • r  toward the bottom of a hill
    running downhill, he gained a lot of speed

  • Swiss superstar Zurbriggen carves out a gallant downhill win, then stumbles; West German Marina Kiehl beats the best for her gold.
  • Build an elaborate enough course and you'll feel like a little kid playing in the snow again, zooming downhill, popping up in the air, wiping out on a ramp jump a la Evel Knievel.
  • Norilsk was founded in 1935 as a Siberian slave labor camp, and life there has pretty much gone downhill since.
News & Articles

  • First Soap Box Derby June 22
    The first Brainerd Lakes Downhill Drags Soap Box Derby race of the season will take place at 11 a.m., June 22, at the Lum Park hill on 15th Ave N.E. Age categories are: 6-7, 8-9, 10-11 and 12 and up.
    June 15, 2013 - Brainerd Dispatch
  • Wired Space Photo of the Day: Dry Ice Tracks on Mars
    Several types of downhill flow features have been observed on Mars. This image from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is an example of a type called "linear gullies." Linear gullies are characterized ...        
    June 14, 2013 - Wired News
  • Falcon Cam Shows Peregrine Overtake Downhill Mountain Bike Champ [Video]
    A falcon cam captured the peregrine falcon’s eye view of the race between downhill mountain biking champion Gee Atherton and the world’s fastest bird. That video was posted online Tuesday, so check it out below. The first video of the staged race between man and bird was posted Thursday on the Redbull channel. It quickly [...] Falcon Cam Shows Peregrine Overtake Downhill Mountain Bike Champ ...
    June 12, 2013 - The Inquisitr

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