| Share
 

Dictionary


es•carp



Pronunciation: (i-skärp'), [key]
n.
1. Fort.the inner slope or wall of the ditch surrounding a rampart. See diag. under bastion.
2. any similar steep slope.

v.t.
to make into an escarp; give a steep slope to; furnish with escarps.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

escaroleescarpment
See also:

 

Related Content