Definition of Escarpment in English :

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Escarpment meaning in English

Meaning of Escarpment in English

Pronunciation of Escarpment in English

Escarpment pronunciation in English

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Escarpment

see synonyms of escarpment

Noun

1. escarpment, scarp

a long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge; usually formed by erosion

2. escarp, escarpment, protective embankment, scarp

a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Escarpment

see synonyms of escarpment
noun
1. 
a. 
the long continuous steep face of a ridge or plateau formed by erosion; scarp
b. 
any steep slope, such as one resulting from faulting
2. 
a steep artificial slope immediately in front of the rampart of a fortified place

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Escarpment

see synonyms of escarpment
noun
1. 
a steep slope or cliff formed by erosion or, less often, by faulting
2. 
ground formed into a steep slope on the exterior of a fortification

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Escarpment

see synonyms of escarpment
n.
1. A steep slope or long cliff that results from erosion or faulting and separates two relatively level areas of differing elevations.
2. A steep slope in front of a fortification.

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