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Meaning of INCLINED

Pronunciation:  in'klInd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  used especially of the head or upper back; "a bent head and sloping shoulders"
  2. [adj]  at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position; "an inclined plane"

INCLINED is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: aslant, aslope, atilt, bent, bevel, beveled, bowed, cant, canted, diagonal, high-pitched, leaning, low-pitched, pitched, salient(ip), sidelong, skew, skewed, slanted, slanting, sloped, sloping, tilted, tipped, unerect
 Antonyms: horizontal, perpendicular, vertical
 See Also: gradual, oblique



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*clined"\, p. p. & a.
1. Having a leaning or tendency towards, or away from, a
   thing; disposed or moved by wish, desire, or judgment; as,
   a man inclined to virtue. ``Each pensively inclined.''

2. (Math.) Making an angle with some line or plane; -- said
   of a line or plane.

3. (Bot.) Bent out of a perpendicular position, or into a
   curve with the convex side uppermost.

{Inclined plane}. (Mech.)
   (a) A plane that makes an oblique angle with the plane of
       the horizon; a sloping plane. When used to produce
       pressure, or as a means of moving bodies, it is one of
       the mechanical powers, so called.
   (b) (Railroad & Canal) An inclined portion of track, on
       which trains or boats are raised or lowered from one
       level to another.

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