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s loh ping

  • v  be at an angle
  • v  cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container
  • v  walk through mud or mire
  • v  ladle clumsily
  • v  feed pigs
  • s  having an oblique or slanted direction
  • s  having a slanting form or direction
    an area of gently sloping hills
    a room with a sloping ceiling

  • The once steep banks are now grassy and gently sloping, almost parklike.
  • Giant glass doors at both ends admit views and natural light, while sloping bands of fritted glass along the sides catch the sky.
  • Twenty-one artists signed a round-robin protest charging that Wright's scheme for hanging would throw their canvases askew and the sloping ramp (3%) would provide no level base .
News & Articles

  • Barclays Sees Brent Crude Capped at $107.60: Technical Analysis
    Brent crude’s two-week rally may halt at about $107.60 a barrel as futures reach the top of an upward-sloping trading channel, according to technical analysis by Barclays Plc.
    June 17, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • AUD/USD Technical Analysis: Initial Resistance Challenged
    AUD/USD Technical Analysis – Prices are attempting a recovery as expected . Initial trend lien resistance is at 0.9678, with a break above that eyeing a larger downward-sloping barrier at 0.9911. Near-term support is at 0.9415, the 23.6% Fibonacci expansion, with a push beneath that targeting the 38.2% level at 0.9260.
    June 17, 2013 - Daily FX
  • Under par becomes revolving door at US Open
    Sunshine was baking a tough and tight little course that had been soaked by heavy rain for a week. The sloping greens were faster and tougher to read.
    June 15, 2013 - Richmond Times-Dispatch

  • Sankar Chatterjee in China Daily
    The hardest part would be taking off from the ground,said Chatterjee. "It would have been impossible to take off from a standing start. It probably used some of the techniques used by hang-glider pilots such as running on sloping ground to...
  • John Key in
    The initial advice we received from Treasury had an upward-sloping debt curve that would have been unacceptable to the Government,Mr Key said. "New Zealand would have become indebted to a level that we believed was unacceptable and on that...

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