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Meaning of "escarp" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ESCARP

From French escarpe.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ESCARP

escarp  [ɪˈskɑːp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ESCARP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Escarp is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb escarp in English.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ESCARP

PRESENT

Present
I escarp
you escarp
he/she/it escarps
we escarp
you escarp
they escarp
Present continuous
I am escarping
you are escarping
he/she/it is escarping
we are escarping
you are escarping
they are escarping
Present perfect
I have escarped
you have escarped
he/she/it has escarped
we have escarped
you have escarped
they have escarped
Present perfect continuous
I have been escarping
you have been escarping
he/she/it has been escarping
we have been escarping
you have been escarping
they have been escarping
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I escarped
you escarped
he/she/it escarped
we escarped
you escarped
they escarped
Past continuous
I was escarping
you were escarping
he/she/it was escarping
we were escarping
you were escarping
they were escarping
Past perfect
I had escarped
you had escarped
he/she/it had escarped
we had escarped
you had escarped
they had escarped
Past perfect continuous
I had been escarping
you had been escarping
he/she/it had been escarping
we had been escarping
you had been escarping
they had been escarping
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will escarp
you will escarp
he/she/it will escarp
we will escarp
you will escarp
they will escarp
Future continuous
I will be escarping
you will be escarping
he/she/it will be escarping
we will be escarping
you will be escarping
they will be escarping
Future perfect
I will have escarped
you will have escarped
he/she/it will have escarped
we will have escarped
you will have escarped
they will have escarped
Future perfect continuous
I will have been escarping
you will have been escarping
he/she/it will have been escarping
we will have been escarping
you will have been escarping
they will have been escarping
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would escarp
you would escarp
he/she/it would escarp
we would escarp
you would escarp
they would escarp
Conditional continuous
I would be escarping
you would be escarping
he/she/it would be escarping
we would be escarping
you would be escarping
they would be escarping
Conditional perfect
I would have escarp
you would have escarp
he/she/it would have escarp
we would have escarp
you would have escarp
they would have escarp
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been escarping
you would have been escarping
he/she/it would have been escarping
we would have been escarping
you would have been escarping
they would have been escarping
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you escarp
we let´s escarp
you escarp
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to escarp
Past participle
escarped
Present Participle
escarping
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ESCARP


anthocarp
ˈænθəʊˌkɑːp
apocarp
ˈæpəˌkɑːp
archicarp
ˈɑːkɪˌkɑːp
ascocarp
ˈæskəˌkɑːp
carp
kɑːp
counterscarp
ˈkaʊntəˌskɑːp
dipterocarp
ˈdɪptərəʊˌkɑːp
endocarp
ˈɛndəˌkɑːp
epicarp
ˈɛpɪˌkɑːp
exocarp
ˈɛksəʊˌkɑːp
mesocarp
ˈmɛsəʊˌkɑːp
pericarp
ˈpɛrɪˌkɑːp
podocarp
ˈpɒdəʊˌkɑːp
Polycarp
ˈpɒlɪˌkɑːp
procarp
ˈprəʊkɑːp
pyrenocarp
paɪˈriːnəˌkɑːp
rhizocarp
ˈraɪzəʊˌkɑːp
scarp
skɑːp
schizocarp
ˈskɪzəˌkɑːp
sporocarp
ˈspɔːrəʊˌkɑːp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ESCARP

escape route
escape routine
escape shaft
escape valve
escape velocity
escape wheel
escaped
escapee
escapeless
escapement
escaper
escaping tendency
escapism
escapist
escapologist
escapology
escargot
escarmouche
escarole
escarpment

WORDS THAT END LIKE ESCARP

achaenocarp
basidiocarp
cremocarp
crucian carp
cystocarp
dip-and-scarp
mericarp
mirror carp
monocarp
pseudocarp
sarcocarp
syncarp
xylocarp

Synonyms and antonyms of escarp in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «escarp» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ESCARP

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Translator English - Chinese

陡崖
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escarp
570 millions of speakers

English

escarp
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

escarp
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

escarp
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

эскарп
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

escarp
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বন্ধুর উতরাই
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

escarpe
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Escarp
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

escarp
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

escarp
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

급경사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Escarp
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đào lủy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செந்திடல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सरळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

setin önündeki şey
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scarpata
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

escarp
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ескарп
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

escarp
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

escarp
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eskarp
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

escarp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

escarp
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of escarp

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ESCARP»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ESCARP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about escarp

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ESCARP»

Discover the use of escarp in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to escarp and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Textbook of Fortification and Military Engineering for Use ...
The escarp was completly hidden from the breaching battery ; the range was 870 yards, the angle of descent 7f , and the horizontal angle of the line of fire with the escarp, 55°. The wall was 15 feet high. A practicable breach 30 yards wide was ...
Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, 1886
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Text Book of Fortification and Military Engineering: For Use ...
As the height given to the escarp is 33ft., this makes the total relief of the salient of the bastion above the bottom of the main ditch to be 55 ft. The relief of the inner extremities of the flanks would therefore be 50 ft. 6 in. ; and if the main ditch were  ...
3
Reports Relating to Uganda
On approaching Kaddaduma the plain became more undulating and broken, and hills rose before us which marked the edge of a very pronounced escarp, with, roughly, a 1,500 feet fall to the south. This escarp was obviously the one about ...
Sir Gerald Herbert Portal, 1894
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Papers on Subjects Connected with the Duties of the Corps of ...
correctly as possible the height of the escarp, breadth of ditch, &c. ; and then deciding at what height from the bottom of the ditch it will be necessary to cut through the escarp, in order to ensure a practicable breach. By the experiments before ...
Great Britain. Army. Royal Engineers, 1838
5
Aide-mémoire to the Military Sciences: Framed from ...
APPENDIX B.f The galleries were driven through the escarp (a a), from face to back, with returns of 8 feet right and left, — chambers let fully into the back of the escarp. ft. Thickness of escarp at top .... 3 „ ,, at base Height of escarp Galleries ...
6
Van Nostrand's Engineering Magazine
The mines in the stone escarp and counterscarp walls have been constructed, charged, and fired by the officers and men of the Royal Engineers stationed at Portsmouth, under the direction of the officers forming the committee and the War  ...
7
Instruction in fortification, military engineering, and ...
When the width of the ditch has not been previously determined, the crest may be at their intersection A, in which case it will have its minimum command, and tho position of the escarp may be found as follows : — from the point A draw a line A  ...
Woolwich roy. military acad, 1871
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Journal of the Royal United Service Institution
There is, further, no difficulty in placing the rampart at a greater distance behind the escarp, so that damage to the one will not entail, of necessity, injury to the other, an objection which has constantly been urged against the profiles of the ...
Royal United Service Institution, 1861
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Journal
There is, further, no difficulty in placing the rampart at a greater distance behind the escarp, so that damage to the one will not entail, of necessity, injury to the other, an objection which has constantly been urged against the profiles of the ...
10
Van Nostrand's Eclectic Engineering Magazine
The mines in the stone escarp and counterscarp walls have been constructed, charged, and fired by the officers and men of the Royal Engineers stationed at Portsmouth, under the direction of the officers forming the committee and the War  ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ESCARP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term escarp is used in the context of the following news items.
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En directo: La debacle del PP abre la puerta a gobiernos de izquierda
La secretaria de Organización del PSC, Assumpta Escarp, ha subrayado las "discrepancias" entre las diferentes encuestas que se han hecho ... «Lainformacion.com, May 15»
2
Azerbaijani defense minister checks tank units' combat readiness
... through zones of obstacles, a crankshaft bridge, a mine-explosion field, an anti-tank ditch and escarp, the Defense Ministry said on March 19, ... «News.Az, Mar 15»
3
Poughkeepsie Striders highlight Twilight Track Series
For complete race results, go to www.escarp · menttrail.com. Mid-Hudson Road Runners Club member Pete Colaizzo, the track coach at Marist ... «Poughkeepsie Journal, Aug 14»
4
El Ayuntamiento de Barcelona conserva los usos religiosos en la …
«Hagamos un plan especial y determinemos los usos en positivo», propuso la regidora del PSC Assumpta Escarp en el marco de la Comisión ... «20minutos.es, Jul 14»
5
Vives sabía que el dinero de la marina de lujo viene de paraísos …
“Si aquí hay un delito fiscal que venga la Guardia Civil”, terció la concejal socialista Assumpta Escarp. “He hablado de cuestiones de las que ... «El País.com, May 14»
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La plantilla de TMB vota a favor de reventar el congreso estrella de …
RECHAZO UNÁNIME / Assumpta Escarp (PSC), anterior máxima responsable del operador público de transporte, también hizo un ... «El Periódico de Catalunya, Feb 12»
7
Queenswood Heights marks 50th anniversary in 2012
Construction of the first phase on the escarp.m.ent overlooking the present day Orleans Town Centre, began in the fall of 1961. That year the ... «Orleans Online, Jan 12»
8
GEOSCIENCES: Deepwater currents form mega-furrows near US …
... data also show that furrows are present along about 150 km of the continental rise at the base of the Sigsbee Escarp-ment in the Green Canyon, Green Knoll, ... «Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine, Jan 12»
9
Barcelona bans bikinis on its streets
... go about wearing just a bikini in the street, or men with their shirts off," said Assumpta Escarp, a Barcelona councillor who fought for the ban. «Telegraph.co.uk, May 11»
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Want to wear a bikini in Barca? That'll be £265 please
Ms Escarp told The Times: 'Some people who live here are bothered by tourists who go dressed in a bikini in the street, or in swimming trunks. «Daily Mail, May 11»

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« EDUCALINGO. Escarp [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/escarp>. Apr 2020 ».
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