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1. Loose rock debris covering a slope.
2. A slope of loose rock debris at the base of a steep incline or cliff.
[Probably ultimately from Old Norse skridha, landslide, from skrīdha, to slide.]
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(Geological Science) an accumulation of weathered rock fragments at the foot of a cliff or hillside, often forming a sloping heap. Also called: talus
[Old English scrīthan to slip; related to Old Norse skrītha to slide, German schreiten to walk]
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a steep mass of loose rock on the slope of a mountain; talus.
[1775–85; < Old Norse skritha landslide]
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scree- A mass of small loose stones that form or cover a slope on a mountain.
See also related terms for slope.
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scree[ˈskriː] N → pedregal m (en una ladera)
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scree[ˈskriː] n → éboulis m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
scree[skriː] n → ghiaione m
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