landslip


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land·slip

 (lănd′slĭp′)
n.

landslip

(ˈlændˌslɪp)
n
(Geological Science) Brit the sliding of a large mass of rock material, soil, etc, down the side of a mountain or cliff
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.landslip - a slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff
slide - (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.
mudslide - a landslide of mud
rockslide - a landslide of rocks
Translations

landslip

[ˈlændslɪp] n (mainly British)glissement m de terrain

landslip

[ˈlændˌslɪp] nsmottamento
References in classic literature ?
A landslip occurred three quarters of a century ago, on the route from Arth to Brunnen, which was a formidable thing.
She took to it, practically in despair, after her life's work was carried away in a landslip. Surely that makes it more excusable."
An earthquake, a landslip, an avalanche, overtake a man incidentally, as it were -- without passion.
Then the people ran as only Hill folk can run, for they knew that in a landslip you must climb for the highest ground across the valley.
A ray of sunlight through the tree-stems, a clear space made by nature in the woods, or a landslip here and there, coming as a surprise to make a contrast in the foreground, made up an endless series of pictures delightful to see amid the silence, at the time of year when all things grow young, and when the sun fills a cloudless heaven with a blaze of light.
The children of the house tugged unrebuked at his rosary; and he clean forgot the Rule which forbids looking at women as he talked of enduring snows, landslips, blocked passes, the remote cliffs where men find sapphires and turquoise, and that wonderful upland road that leads at last into Great China itself.
Services between Betws-Y-Coed and Blaenau Ffestiniog were cancelled due to the landslip which is believed to have happened yesterday afternoon.
The statement said, "There has been heavy erosion of embankment near Sakaleshpur at KM 46/800 and further down at KM 48/01 side slope erosion on the approach to bridge # 142 and yet another major landslip at KM 48/1-2."
IT was the rail journey from hell as a train travelling from Leicester to London was hit by a trespasser on the line, a derailed service, a landslip and a flooded track!
be demolished next year following the landslip in Ystalyfera last February Jonathan Myers
The site of a landslip in Woodhead Road is supposed to be manned between 7am and 7pm but on Wednesday lunchtime no-one was present when an Examiner reporter passed and took photos.
A landslip at a popularPembrokeshirebeauty spot left visitors running to safety with witnesses calling it one of the biggest they have ever seen in the area.