At last, the tunnel sloped upward and dead-ended at a thick metal door.
Number of small chambers (66ya,uoc), and a bathroom about 12 by 10 ft., with its floor formed of one great slab of stone, sloped so as to drain out at one side through a pipe which passes through the wall.
The dome, therefore, sloped inwards i ft.
Mansr took her a different route than the one she'd used to enter, one that sloped down and then up.
The district thus occupied sloped towards the sun and was sheltered by the Acropolis from the prevailing northerly winds.
A pit of this character may be sunk into the ground deeper than is indicated in the figure if the subsoil is dry and gravelly, but in the case of a damp subsoil it should rather be more elevated, as the soil could easily be sloped up to meet the retaining wall.
As an architectural term "bevel" is a sloped or canted edge given to a sill or horizontal course of stone, but is more frequently applied to the canted edges worked round the projecting bands of masonry which for decorative purposes are employed on the quoins of walls or windows and in some cases, with vertical joints, cover the whole wall.