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upslope

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adjective or adverb up·slope \ˈəp-ˈslōp\

Simple Definition of upslope

  • : toward the top of a hill or mountain : up a slope

Full Definition of upslope

  1. :  being or moving to or toward the top of a slope :  uphill <upslope winds>

1941

First Known Use of upslope

1941


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