Declivity

Definition of Declivity

De`cliv´i`ty
n.1.Deviation from a horizontal line; gradual descent of surface; inclination downward; slope; - opposed to acclivity, or ascent; the same slope, considered as descending, being a declivity, which, considered as ascending, is an acclivity.
2.A descending surface; a sloping place.
Commodious declivities and channels for the passage of the waters.
- Derham.

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declension, declination, decline, descent, downhill, downslope, fall, incline, side, slope, steep
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