Escarped
Escarp Es*carp", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Escarped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Escarping}.] (Mil.) To make into, or furnish with, a steep slope, like that of a scrap. --Carleton. [1913 Webster]

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  • escarped — n. steep manmade slope in front of a fortification; interior slope of a ditch or trench surrounding a fortification, scarp v. make or form a steep slope …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Escarp — Es*carp , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Escarped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Escarping}.] (Mil.) To make into, or furnish with, a steep slope, like that of a scrap. Carleton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Escarping — Escarp Es*carp , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Escarped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Escarping}.] (Mil.) To make into, or furnish with, a steep slope, like that of a scrap. Carleton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glacier — This article is about the geological formation. For other uses, see Glacier (disambiguation). The Baltoro Glacier in the Karakoram, Kashmir, Northern Pakistan. At 62 kilometres (39 mi) in length, it is one of the longest alpine glaciers on… …   Wikipedia

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