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Definition of the noun acclivity
What does acclivity mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: acclivities
- an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
Alternative definition of the noun acclivity
- A slope or inclination of the earth, as the side of a hill, considered as ascending, in opposition to declivity, or descending; an upward slope; ascent.
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A Walk to Remember (2014)
Student edition by Nicholas Sparks
An acclivity is an upward slope. A murmur is a low, continuous sound. Trepidation is a state of fear or anxiety. And vehemence is a forcefulness of expression. Question 4 asks you to draw an inference from the textual evidence. 4. Throughout ...
Supplement to the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Editons of the Encyclopædia Britannica. With Preliminary Dissertations on the History of the Sciences. Ilustrated by Engravings. Volume First [- Sixth] (1824)
always the steepest; and that in chains ranging from east to west, the southern acclivity is the steepest. Dr Walker also maintained the same opinion, and used to refer to the phenomena in the Highlands of Scotland for illustrations of its truth.
The History of Modern Greece (1827)
With a View of the Geography, Antiquities, and Present Condition of that Country
On the acclivity is a Wallachian village, which, Sir W. Gell suggests, may possibly ...
A - Ana
The north acclivity declines towards the ocean, the North Sea, and the Baltic ; the south acclivity towards the Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas. The northern acclivity has a gentle inclination, and is much more extensive than the southern, ...
Comprising a Complete Description of the Earth, Exhibiting... by Hugh Murray
The westem acclivity is steep and short; the eastern comparatively gently inclined and long. The principal rivers, none of which, however, are comparable in magnitude with the Tay and the Spey, flow down the eastern acclivity to the sea; ...
To which are prefixed, principles of English pronunciation... by John Walker
Acclivity, ak kliv've-te. a. (511). The steepness or (lope of a line inclining to tiie horizon, reckoned upwards ; as, the ascent of an hill is ...
by Matthias Bedrossian
steepness, acclivity, up-hill, ascent, steep mountain; hillock, rising ground; a. steep, hilly, uphill. - 9am. A lotus, s. knoll, little hill, ascent or acclivity. 9 anou, n-sun, F s. satin; brocade. 9am-po, loop”. S. trailing gown, tail coat.
Designed for the Use of Schools ... by Nathaniel Brice
ascent, acclivity, embarkation, attack ; price paid for ascending, riding, embarking , &c. Charhana, v. a. to make ascend, embark, &c. ; to offer up oblations ; to string a bow ; to brace a drum. Charhandar, t. m. a passenger, a supercargo. Charhao ...
by George Byres Mainwaring
Acclivity — Across Acrostichum — Advance Acclivity riiA-dom.
a cyclopedia of words, terms, phrases and data used in the mechanic arts, trades and sciences by Nehemiah Hawkins
A declivity ; any ground whose surface forms an angle with the plane of the horizon; also, an acclivity, as every declivity must also be an acclivity. Slope Hoist . — In coal mining, an inclined shaft, wherein the cars are hauled on rails instead of ...
A dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1867)
If, therefore, under such circumstances, the moving power were required to draw tho load up tho acclivity at the same speed as that at which it drew it ou tho level, the tho pamphlet by Wyndham Harding on the machine exerting that power ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3L1I1V4I1T1Y4
The value of this 9-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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