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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 ...
by Sir David Brewster
Acclivity of the group. Mountain arm. Valleys. (secguosy. ~~~~ Principal mountain claim.
Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox
It follows, therefore, that, under such circumstances, in drawing a load up such an acclivity, the moving power would have to overcome twice the resistance opposed to it on a level; for the same causes which produce on a level a resistance ...
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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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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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