Escarpment and Slope


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Escarpment noun – A long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge; usually formed by erosion.
Slope is a synonym for escarpment. In some cases you can use "Slope" instead a noun "Escarpment".
Nearby Word: escarp
Synonyms for Escarpment


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Slope noun – The degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon.
Escarpment is a synonym for slope in hill topic. You can use "Escarpment" instead a noun "Slope".
Nearby Words: slop, sloping, sloped
Synonyms for Slope
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Slope or Escarpment. 2016. Accessed October 01, 2020.

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