escarpment

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A steep descent or declivity; steep face or edge of a ridge; ground about a fortified place, cut away nearly vertically to prevent hostile approach
A steep slope or long cliff that results from erosion or faulting and separates two relatively level areas of differing elevations
a long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge; usually formed by erosion
A more or less continuous line of cliffs or steep slopes facing in one general direction which are caused by erosion or faulting Also SCARP
A long, more or less continuous cliff or relatively steep slope produced by erosion or faulting See "scarp "
A steep face terminating high lands abruptly, frequently of stratified rocks Uplift is not implied Geology Ref MM
Cliff or steep rock face formed by faulting that separates two comparatively level land surfaces
A long cliff or steep slope separating two comparatively level or more gently sloping surfaces and resulting from erosion or faulting
the topographic expression of a fault
The abrupt face of a ridge or cliff Back
A long, more or less continuous cliff or relatively steep slope facing in one direction
a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification a long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge; usually formed by erosion
A long cliff or steep slope separating two comparatively level or more gently slping surface, resulting from erosion or faulting
[arch] A steep cliff or slope to impede enemies at ancient fortifications; natural or man-made
An inland cliff or steep slope, possibly formed as a direct result of a fault (3)
A long cliff
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{i} slope, cliff
A relatively continuous cliff or relatively steep slope, produced by erosion or faulting, breaking the general continuity of more gently sloping land surfaces The term is most commonly applied to cliffs produced by differential erosion and it is commonly used synonymously with "scarp "
An escarpment is a wide, steep slope on a hill or mountain. a high steep slope or cliff between two levels on a hill or mountain (escarp (17-21 centuries), from escarpe, from scarpa)
a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification
A more or less continuous line of CLIFFS or steep slopes facing in one general direction which are caused by EROSION or faulting, also called SCARP
- The steep slope that terminates a plateau or any level upland area of land
A steep slope separating two comparatively level or more gently sloping surfaces
escarp
{f} make or form a steep slope
escarp
{i} steep manmade slope in front of a fortification; interior slope of a ditch or trench surrounding a fortification, scarp
escarp
The side of the ditch next the parapet; same as scarp, and opposed to counterscarp
escarp
To make into, or furnish with, a steep slope, like that of a scrap
escarpment

    Расстановка переносов

    es·carp·ment

    Турецкое произношение

    eskärpmınt

    Синонимы

    cliff, ledge, hill, ridge

    Произношение

    /eˈskärpmənt/ /ɛˈskɑːrpmənt/

    Этимология

    [ i-'skärp-m&nt ] (noun.) circa 1802. From French escarpement.

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