(adj.) at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position; 'an inclined plane' .
(adj.) (often followed by `to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency; 'wasn't inclined to believe the excuse'; 'inclined to be moody' .
(imp. & p. p.) of Incline
(p. p. & a.) 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.
(p. p. & a.) Making an angle with some line or plane; -- said of a line or plane.
(p. p. & a.) Bent out of a perpendicular position, or into a curve with the convex side uppermost.
- Throwing these into distance, rose, in the foreground, a head,--a colossal head, inclined towards the iceberg, and resting against it. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- Farther and farther toward the ground they inclined, and still there was no sound save the deep and awesome moaning of the wind. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 人猿泰山.
- Looking upwards, a furze-cutter would have been inclined to continue work; looking down, he would have decided to finish his faggot and go home. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- To show the others he built a straight inclined plane with a groove down its centre. 鲁伯特·萨金特·荷兰. 历史性发明.
- He ascends to the top of a precipice by walking up the sloping hill behind, and he thus becomes practically acquainted with the principle of the _inclined plane_. 弗雷德里克·科利尔·贝克维尔. 伟大的事实.
- I am inclined to think that the percentage of crooked people was smaller when I was young. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- She inclined her head, and swept round so that her eyes rested in the misty vale beneath them. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- Julia might be justified in so doing by the hints of Mrs. Grant, inclined to credit what she wished, and Maria by the hints of Mr. Crawford himself. 简·奥斯汀. 曼斯菲尔德庄园.
- Another valuable and indispensable form of the inclined plane is the screw. 伯莎M.克拉克. 科学通论.
- By this movement the stems are inclined to all sides, and are made to move round and round. 查尔斯·达尔文. 物种起源.
- Caddy, who had not seen me since her wedding-day, was so glad and so affectionate that I was half inclined to fear I should make her husband jealous. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- And, in truth, the man seemed greatly inclined to attend to something at the other end of the field, and started off in quick time. 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- The wild adventurous freedom of their life had taken her fancy; she felt inclined to wish them success; she had no fear of them. 伊丽莎白·盖斯凯尔. 南方与北方.
- Next day I was inclined to think that I had made a mistake, and by the day after I was sure of it. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- The enemy might, or might not, make a night attack, and Justinian rather inclined to the belief that they would wait till daylight. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- He inclined his head to Richard and me and spoke to my guardian. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- I am inclined to believe, from my uncertainty on this head, that it was six at first and seven afterwards. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- Then on an inclined board a little above the ground lie three young girls. 威廉K.戴维. 智者、化学家和伟大医生的秘密.
- I felt inclined to ask; but I simply answered, I have shaken her well, and would have shaken her better, but she escaped out of my hands and ran away. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- Mr. Micawber inclined his head. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- For this purpose the spindles were set upright at the end of the frame, and the rovings or strips of untwisted fibre were carried on bobbins on the inclined frame. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- Mr. Brownlow inclined his head. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 雾都孤儿.
- For I was so little inclined to sleep myself that night that I sat up working. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- As most people know, the change in the seasons is due to the fact that the equator of the earth is inclined at an angle to the plane of its orbit. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- The body of the person to be reflected is against an inclined plane, which is covered with black cloth. 威廉K.戴维. 智者、化学家和伟大医生的秘密.
- The reflectors were in some cases inclined to each other, and he remarked the circular arrangement of the images of a candle round a centre. 弗雷德里克·科利尔·贝克维尔. 伟大的事实.
- And I dare say, ma'am,' pursued Mr Boffin, while Mrs Boffin added confirmatory nods and smiles, 'you are not very much inclined to take kindly to us? 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- An inclined tray terminates at its lower end in a furnace inclosure. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- I am inclined now to have a little amusement at his expense. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.
- Mr. Harthouse inclined his head in assent, and Bitzer knuckled his forehead. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 艰难时事.