SLOPE By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 Mathematics and statistics. a rise that is divided by a run, i.e. a change in vertical distance over a horizontal distance that is represented by a sloping line. See acceleration. SLOPE: "Acceleration is an example of a slope on a graph." Related Psychology Terms KUNDT'S RULES BALDWIN'S FIGURE TILT AFTEREFFECT (TAE) POGGENDORF ILLUSION BARBER'S-POLE EFFECT DECALAGE GAZE PALSY CATASTROPHE THEORY SOCIAL FLEXIBILITY WRITING ANGLE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SLOPE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/slope/ (accessed November 27, 2020).