The largest wine encyclopedia in the world

22.772 Keywords • 48.562 Synonyms • 5.298 Translations • 7.910 Pronunciations • 151.022 Cross-references

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


gradient (GB)
pente (F)
pendenza di un pendio (I)
See below Tilt,

Height difference between two points in relation to their horizontal distance in percent. The angle is calculated with: arcus tangens x (height difference broken by distance). An upward slope is called slope, a downward slope (the two terms are only linguistically different, mathematically there is no difference). At 30% slope, the other 100 meters (horizontally) distant point is 30 meters higher, giving an angle of 16.69 °. An inclination of 75% gives 36.87 °. A slope at 100% corresponds to an angle of 45 °, ie 100 meters horizontally and 100 meters vertically. Up to this tendency is...

World's largest wine knowledge database, made with by our author Norbert Tischelmayer.

About the Glossary


Privacy Notice: ×

Cookies facilitate the provision of our services. By using our services, you agree that we use cookies.