HyperDic: scarp

English > 2 senses of the word scarp:
NOUNobjectscarp, escarpmenta long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge
artifactscarp, escarpment, escarp, protective embankmenta steep artificial slope in front of a fortification
scarp > pronunciation
Soundsskaa'rp
RhymesArp ... Tharp: 7 rhymes with aarp...
English > scarp: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge; usually formed by erosion.
Synonymescarpment
Broaderslope, incline, sideAn elevated geological formation
Spanishescarpadura, escarpa, escarpe
Catalanescarpa
English > scarp: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA steep artificial slope in front of a fortification.
Synonymsescarpment, escarp, protective embankment
Broaderfortification, munitiondefensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
Spanishescarpa, escarpe

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