hummocky
adjective see hummock

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hummocky — Hum mock*y, a. Abounding in hummocks. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hummocky — kē, ki adjective : abounding in hummocks : resembling a hummock : uneven a hummocky road hummocky fields stopped by hummocky ice T.H.Manning …   Useful english dictionary

  • hummocky — hummock ► NOUN ▪ a hillock or mound. DERIVATIVES hummocky adjective. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • hummocky — See hummock. * * * …   Universalium

  • hummocky — adjective Having hummocks …   Wiktionary

  • hummocky — hum·mocky …   English syllables

  • hummocky — /ˈhʌməki/ (say humuhkee) adjective 1. characterised by many hummocks. 2. like a hummock. {hummock + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hummocky cross-stratification — is a form of cross bedding usually formed by the action of storms. It takes the form of a pile of smiles , crosscutting the crescents below.While it is usually formed in marine settings by the action of storms, it may also be deposited in fluvial …   Wikipedia

  • hummocky palve — kauburiuotoji palvė statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Smėlėtosios lygumos dalis su smėlio kauburėliais. atitikmenys: angl. hummocky palve vok. hügelige Palwenebene, f; kuppige Palwe, f rus. бугристая пальва, f; бугристая… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • hummock — hummocky, adj. /hum euhk/, n. 1. Also, hammock. an elevated tract of land rising above the general level of a marshy region. 2. a knoll or hillock. 3. Also, hommock. a ridge in an ice field. [1545 55; humm (akin to HUMP) + OCK] * * * …   Universalium

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