a gentle slope

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English-Russian architecture dictionary. 2015.

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  • gentle — [jent′ l] adj. gentler, gentlest [ME gentil < OFr, of noble birth < L gentilis, of the same gens (in LL, of a good family) < gens: see GENS] 1. belonging to the upper classes or polite society 2. like or suitable to polite society;… …   English World dictionary

  • gentle — gentleness, n. gently, adv. /jen tl/, adj., gentler, gentlest, v., gentled, gentling. adj. 1. kindly; amiable: a gentle manner. 2. not severe, rough, or violent; mild: a gentle wind; a gentle tap on the shoulder. 3. moderate: gentle heat. 4 …   Universalium

  • gentle */*/ — UK [ˈdʒent(ə)l] / US adjective Word forms gentle : adjective gentle comparative gentler superlative gentlest 1) a) a gentle person is kind and calm Joe is such a gentle, loving boy. b) used about people s behaviour Mother s manner was always… …   English dictionary

  • gentle — [[t]ʤe̱nt(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ gentler, gentlest 1) ADJ GRADED Someone who is gentle is kind, mild, and calm. My son was a quiet and gentle man who liked sports and enjoyed life... Michael s voice was gentle and consoling. Derived words: gently ADV… …   English dictionary

  • gentle — gen|tle [ dʒentl ] adjective ** 1. ) a gentle person is kind and calm: Joe is such a gentle, loving boy. a ) used about people s behavior: Mother s manner was always gentle. a gentle smile 2. ) gentle movement does not use or need a lot of force… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gentle — gen•tle [[t]ˈdʒɛn tl[/t]] adj. tler, tlest, 1) kindly; amiable: a gentle manner[/ex] 2) not severe, rough, or violent; mild: a gentle tap on the arm[/ex] 3) moderate: gentle heat[/ex] 4) not steep; gradual: a gentle slope[/ex] 5) of good birth or …   From formal English to slang

  • gentle — /ˈdʒɛntl / (say jentl) adjective (gentler, gentlest) 1. mild, kindly, or amiable: gentle words. 2. not severe, rough, or violent: a gentle wind; a gentle lap of the waves. 3. moderate; gradual: gentle heat; a gentle slope. 4. of good birth or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • gentle*/ — [ˈdʒent(ə)l] adj 1) kind and calm Joe is such a gentle, loving boy.[/ex] 2) not using or needing a lot of force or effort gentle exercise[/ex] 3) not strong or unpleasant a gentle breeze[/ex] a gentle voice[/ex] 4) a gentle slope or curve is… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • slope — 1 noun 1 (C) a piece of ground or a surface that slopes: walking slowly up a steep slope | a gentle slope (=a slope that is not steep) 2 (singular) the angle at which something slopes in relation to a flat surface: a slope of 30 degrees 2 verb… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • gentle — adjective 1) his manner was gentle Syn: kind, tender, sympathetic, considerate, understanding, compassionate, benevolent, good natured; humane, lenient, merciful, clement; mild, placid, serene, sweet tempered …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • gentle — adjective 1) his manner was gentle Syn: kind, tender, sympathetic, considerate, understanding, compassionate, humane, mild, placid, serene 2) a gentle breeze | gentle music Syn: light …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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