Definition of Scarp. Meaning of Scarp. Synonyms of Scarp

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Definition of Scarp

Scarp
Scarp Scarp, n. [OF. escharpe. See 2d Scarf.] (Her.) A band in the same position as the bend sinister, but only half as broad as the latter.
Scarp
Scarp Scarp, n. [Aphetic form of Escarp.] 1. (Fort.) The slope of the ditch nearest the parapet; the escarp. 2. A steep descent or declivity.
Scarp
Scarp Scarp, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scarped; p. pr. & vb. n. Scarping.] To cut down perpendicularly, or nearly so; as, to scarp the face of a ditch or a rock. From scarped cliff and quarried stone. --Tennyson. Sweep ruins from the scarped mountain. --Emerson.
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Escarp Es*carp", n. [F. escarpe (cf. Sp. escarpa, It. scarpa), fr. escarper to cut steep, cut to a slope, prob. of German origin: cf. G. scharf sharp,, E. sharp, or perh. scrape.] (Fort.) The side of the ditch next the parapet; -- same as scarp, and opposed to counterscarp.

Meaning of Scarp from wikipedia

- Scarp may refer to: Cliff, a significant vertical, or near vertical, rock exposure Escarpment, a steep slope or long rock that occurs from erosion or...
- separates two relatively level areas having different elevations. Usually scarp and scarp face are used interchangeably with escarpment. Some sources differentiate...
- The Darling Scarp, also referred to as the Darling Range or Darling Ranges, is a low escarpment running north-south to the east of the Swan Coastal Plain...
- A fault scarp is a small step or offset on the ground surface where one side of a fault has moved vertically with respect to the other. It is the topographic...
- Scarp is an uninhabited island in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, west of Hushinish on Harris. Once inhabited, the island was the scene of unsuccessful...
- seven other planets on YouTube Schenk P., Melosh H.J. (1994), Lobate Thrust Scarps and the Thickness of Mercury's Lithosphere, Abstracts of the 25th Lunar...
- Pettigrew Scarp Pettigrew Scarp is an escarpment nearly 0.5 nautical miles (0.9 km) long in the south part of Annenkov Island, South Georgia. It is terminated...
- The Cody Scarp or Cody Escarpment is located in north and north central Florida United States. It is a relict scarp and ancient persistent topographical...
- A scarp and a counterscarp are the inner and outer sides of a ditch or moat used in fortifications. Attackers (if they have not bridged the ditch) must...
- Gingin scarp is a scarp that lies to the west of the Darling Scarp in Western Australia, with the Dandaragan plateau formed between the two scarps. At the...
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