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Acclivity - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Acclivity' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Acclivity [ n.]
- A slope or inclination of the earth, as the side of a hill, considered as ascending, in opposition to declivity, or descending; an upward slope; ascent.

Meaning of 'Acclivity' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . acclivity [ n]
Meaning (1):
- an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
Example in sentence:
  • the car couldn't make it up the rise