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]

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  • escarping — 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

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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