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Meaning of ACCLIVITY

Pronunciation:  u'klivitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make the grade"
 

ACCLIVITY is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: ascent, climb, raise, rise, upgrade
 
 Antonyms: declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, downslope, fall
 
 See Also: incline, side, slope, uphill

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac*cliv"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Acclivities}. [L. acclivitas,
fr. acclivis, acclivus, ascending; ad + clivus a hill, slope,
fr. root kli to lean. See {Lean}.]
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.

 

 

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