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1. continental

adjective. ['ˌkɑːntəˈnɛntəl, ˌkɑːntəˈnɛnəl'] being or concerning or limited to a continent especially the continents of North America or Europe.

Synonyms

  • transcontinental

Antonyms

  • worldwide
  • world-wide

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Words that Rhyme with Continental Slope

  • bronchoscope
  • strope
  • swope
  • scope
  • grope
  • groep
  • elope
  • tope
  • sope
  • soap
  • shope
  • schoepp
  • schoepf
  • schoepe
  • rope
  • pope
  • nope
  • mope
  • kope
  • koeppe
  • koepp
  • koep
  • knope
  • hope
  • dope
  • cope

Example sentences of the word continental-slope


1. Noun Phrase
Found on both sides of the Atlantic, spiny king crabs are often located near the continental slope.

2. Noun Phrase
Add more play dough sloping downwards for the continental slope, which begins at 430 feet.

2. slope

noun. ['ˈsloʊp'] an elevated geological formation.

Synonyms

  • descent
  • side
  • downslope
  • elevation
  • cant
  • declivity
  • ski slope
  • natural elevation
  • formation
  • geological formation
  • scarp
  • incline
  • climb
  • ascent
  • bank
  • mountainside
  • declension
  • piedmont
  • versant
  • canyonside
  • upgrade
  • fall
  • coast
  • camber
  • decline
  • raise
  • acclivity
  • rise
  • hillside
  • escarpment

Antonyms

  • ascent
  • natural depression
  • rear
  • windward

3. slope

noun. ['ˈsloʊp'] the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal.

Synonyms

  • abruptness
  • rake
  • steepness
  • grade
  • spatial relation
  • gradient
  • precipitousness
  • slant
  • gradualness
  • pitch
  • position

Antonyms

  • abruptness
  • improvement
  • leeward
  • front

4. slope

verb. ['ˈsloʊp'] be at an angle.

Synonyms

  • angle
  • stoop
  • tilt
  • incline
  • climb
  • ascend
  • dip
  • slant
  • fall
  • pitch
  • lean

Antonyms

  • starboard
  • larboard
  • obverse
  • top
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