steepness

a) The state or quality of being steep.

The steepness of the hill caused the accident.

b) The result or product of being steep.

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  • Steepness — Steep ness, n. 1. Quality or state of being steep; precipitous declivity; as, the steepnessof a hill or a roof. [1913 Webster] 2. Height; loftiness. [Obs.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steepness — index elevation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • steepness — statumas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. slope; steepness vok. Steilheit, f rus. крутизна, f pranc. inclinaison, f; pente, f; raideur, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • steepness — statumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. slope; steepness vok. Steilheit, f rus. крутизна, f pranc. inclinaison, f; pente, f; raideur, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • steepness — Ⅰ. steep [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) rising or falling sharply; almost perpendicular. 2) (of a rise or fall in an amount) very large or rapid. 3) informal (of a price or demand) not reasonable; excessive. 4) informal (of a claim or account) exaggerated. ► …   English terms dictionary

  • steepness — noun see steep I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • steepness — See steeply. * * * …   Universalium

  • steepness — steep·ness || stɪːpnɪs n. quality of being steep, precipitousness, state of having an almost vertical slope …   English contemporary dictionary

  • steepness — steep·ness …   English syllables

  • steepness — See: steep …   English dictionary

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