Hillock

  • 1 Hillock — Hill ock, n. A small hill. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 hillock — late 14c., hilloc “small hill” (c.1200 as a surname), from HILL (Cf. hill) + M.E. dim. suffix oc …

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  • 3 hillock — [n] small hill acclivity, ascent, bluff, butte, cliff, drift, dune, elevation, esker, headland, heap, highland, hilltop, hummock, inclination, incline, knoll, mesa, mound, mount, precipice, prominence, promontory, ridge, rise, slope, summit;… …

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  • 4 hillock — ► NOUN ▪ a small hill or mound. DERIVATIVES hillocky adjective …

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  • 5 hillock — [hil′ək] n. [ME hilloc: see HILL & OCK] a small hill; mound hillocky adj …

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  • 6 Hillock — Recorded as Hallock, Haylock, Hillock, and possibly others, this is a medieval English surname. It is just possible that it is residential from Hillock, a tiny hamlet in the county of Lancashire, although we have no proof as the surname did not… …

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  • 7 Hillock — A hillock is a small hill [http://www.thefreedictionary.com/hillock The Free Dictionary] , hillock entry, retrieved December 18, 2007] , usually separated from a larger group of hills such as a range. Hillocks are similar in their distribution… …

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  • 8 hillock — UK [ˈhɪlək] / US noun [countable] Word forms hillock : singular hillock plural hillocks a small hill …

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  • 9 hillock — In anatomy, any small elevation or prominence. axon h. the conical area of origin of the axon from the nerve cell body; it contains parallel arrays of microtubules and is devoid of Nissl substance …

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  • 10 hillock — [[t]hɪ̱lək[/t]] hillocks N COUNT A hillock is a small hill …

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  • 11 hillock — kemsas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Samanomis ar žole apžėlęs kelmas ar žemės kauburėlis. atitikmenys: angl. hillock; hummock; mound vok. Bülte, f; Buckel, m; kleiner Erdhügel, m rus. кочка, f …

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  • 12 hillock — noun Date: 14th century a small hill • hillocky adjective …

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  • 13 hillock — hillocked, hillocky, adj. /hil euhk/, n. a small hill. [1350 1400; ME hilloc. See HILL, OCK] * * * …

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  • 14 hillock — noun a small hill …

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  • 15 hillock — Synonyms and related words: anthill, barrow, brae, butte, down, drumlin, dune, fell, foothills, hill, hummock, knob, knoll, molehill, monticle, monticule, moor, mound, sand dune, swell …

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  • 16 hillock — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. see hill …

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  • 17 hillock — hill|ock [ˈhılək] n especially BrE [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: hill + ock small (from Old English oc)] a little hill …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 hillock — hill|ock [ hılək ] noun count OLD FASHIONED a small hill …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 hillock —    A generic name for a small, low hill, generally between 3 30 m in height and slopes between 5 and 50% (e.g., bigger than a mound but smaller than a hill); commonly considered a microfeature.    Compare: mound, hill.    SW …

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  • 20 hillock — hill·ock || hɪlÉ™k n. small hill …

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