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Meaning of "scarp" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SCARP

From Italian scarpa.
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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 SCARP

scarp  [skɑːp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SCARP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Scarp 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 scarp in English.

WHAT DOES SCARP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of scarp in the English dictionary

The definition of scarp in the dictionary is the side of a ditch cut nearest to and immediately below a rampart. Other definition of scarp is to wear or cut so as to form a steep slope.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SCARP

PRESENT

Present
I scarp
you scarp
he/she/it scarps
we scarp
you scarp
they scarp
Present continuous
I am scarping
you are scarping
he/she/it is scarping
we are scarping
you are scarping
they are scarping
Present perfect
I have scarped
you have scarped
he/she/it has scarped
we have scarped
you have scarped
they have scarped
Present perfect continuous
I have been scarping
you have been scarping
he/she/it has been scarping
we have been scarping
you have been scarping
they have been scarping
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 scarped
you scarped
he/she/it scarped
we scarped
you scarped
they scarped
Past continuous
I was scarping
you were scarping
he/she/it was scarping
we were scarping
you were scarping
they were scarping
Past perfect
I had scarped
you had scarped
he/she/it had scarped
we had scarped
you had scarped
they had scarped
Past perfect continuous
I had been scarping
you had been scarping
he/she/it had been scarping
we had been scarping
you had been scarping
they had been scarping
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you scarp
we let´s scarp
you scarp
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to scarp
Past participle
scarped
Present Participle
scarping
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 SCARP


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

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SCARP

scarlet fever
scarlet hat
scarlet letter
scarlet pimpernel
scarlet runner
scarlet runner bean
scarlet tanager
scarlet woman
scarlet women
scarmoge
scarpa
scarper
scarph
scarpines
scarred
scarring
Scarron
scarry
scart
scarves

WORDS THAT END LIKE SCARP

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

Synonyms and antonyms of scarp in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «scarp» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SCARP

Find out the translation of scarp to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of scarp from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «scarp» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

陡坎
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escarpa
570 millions of speakers

English

scarp
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सीधी ढाल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الخردة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

уступ
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

escarpa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খাড়াই
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

escarpement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Scarp
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Abhang
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

滑落崖
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

급경사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Scarp
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giốc của ngọn đồi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செங்குத்துச் சரிவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उडी मारणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scarpata
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skarpa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

уступ
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pantă abruptă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αποκόμματα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eskarp
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

scarp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

scarp
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of scarp

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SCARP»

The term «scarp» is regularly used and occupies the 96.650 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SCARP» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SCARP»

Discover the use of scarp in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to scarp and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Scarp
SCARP captures the satisfying experience of a long, reflective walk. Whether talking about the beauty of a bird or a telegraph pole, deaths at a roundabout or his own troubled past, Papadimitriou celebrates the poetry in the everyday.
Nick Papadimitriou, 2012
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Surficial-geologic Reconnaissance and Scarp Profiling on the ...
Lower (western) scarp is 7-9 m high and upper (eastern) scarp is 13-15 m high. See scarp profiles HVL-8 through HVL-11 (figures 9 and 10). Elevated surface in mid-ground above upper scarp is underlain by Middle Pleistocene fan alluvium ...
Michael D. Hylland, 2007
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Fault Scarp in the Lepini Mountains, Italy (1900)
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
William Morris Davis, 2010
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Geomorphology of Desert Environments
The planimetric form of canyons and escarpments is the most obvious signature of the erosional processes involved in scarp retreat in layered rocks. The processes of scarp erosion create characteristic shapes of planform features such as ...
Anthony J. Parsons, Athol D. Abrahams, 2009
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Palaeoseismology: Historical and Prehistorical Records of ...
Scarp profiles Wallace (1977) has shown that surface rupture along a fault produces a fault scarp comprising a free face and a sharp crest with the free face initially reflecting a close approximation of the fault plane itself. Depending on the  ...
Klaus Reicherter, Alessandro M. Michetti, Pablo Gabriel Silva, 2009
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New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics
HUTT VALLEY FAULT SCARPS By C. A. COTTON, Lower Hutt (Received for publication. 14 October 1959) Summary It is improbable that the sinuosity of the Wellington Fault scarp has been notably increased by localised back-wearing.
7
Fractography of Glass
The cavitation scarp (Fig. 13) is a demarcation left on the fracture surface and is a result of cavitation in water as the crack rapidly grows from a low velocity (MF* m/ s) to a relatively high velocity (10-1 m/s). This process has been described in ...
Richard Carl Bradt, R.E. Tressler, 1994
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United States Geological Survey Professional Paper
The dominant material of the escarpment is basalt, and this is disposed in beds which in the scarp section appear horizontal. They may be assumed to incline northeastward, parallel to the slope of the upland, and to their inclination may be  ...
‎1928
9
Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America: ...
Figure 2. Colluvium offset by Red Canyon fault scarp. Scarp, about 8 ft (2.5 m) high, is in Red Canyon, north of Hebgen Lake. The trees on the downthrown block, and adjacent to the scarp, were slightly tilted locally but were not knocked down.
Stanley S. Beus, 1987
10
Tectonic Geomorphology of Mountains: A New Approach to ...
195 Fault Scarps Type of alluvium Maximum slope, ° Mean slope, ° Scarp width, m Scarp crest sinuosity Mean 1σ Mean 1σ Mean 1σ Mean Range Grussy 28 8 18 4 7.4 1.9 3.8 2.9 – 4.6 Cobbly 44 15 29 8 4.8 1.9 2.4 1.4 – 3.7 Carbonate ...
William B. Bull, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SCARP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term scarp is used in the context of the following news items.
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Forest Service delving into Irwin/Scarp Ridge right-of-way …
The dispute over a public easement connected to the Eleven and Scarp Ridge LLC property above Lake Irwin that leads to the Scarp Ridge trail remains up in ... «Crested Butte News, Jul 15»
2
NAB raids SCARP, takes records into custody
The NAB team from Sukkur raided the office of the Scarp executive engineer and seized all the records pertaining to fuel consumption and maintenance and ... «Pakistan Today, Jun 15»
3
Freighter from 1980 Duluth drama is scarp now
Its name blacked out, its forward progress dependent on the tug towing it, a once-powerful Great Lakes freighter that frequented the Twin Ports in years past ... «DL-Online, May 15»
4
Canada building less social housing despite risk of increased …
Researchers at UBC's School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) compiled data from governments, housing and non-profit agencies, and academic ... «Phys.Org, May 15»
5
Spring scarp shaped by natural, manmade forces
Staff photo by Allison Potter. Oliver, Stella, Asher and Merrick Few play on the escarpment near The Islander Wednesday, March 11. «Lumina News, Mar 15»
6
Early post-mudslide video shows a wet, sloughing scarp
OSO — A cellphone video shot about 15 minutes after the Oso mudslide shows the hill continuing to collapse and water pouring from the newly exposed earth. «HeraldNet, Mar 15»
7
Ski lodge nirvana in Crested Butte
As I knock the snow off my boots on a black-iron kick plate and push open the 1880s glass-inlaid oak doors to enter Scarp Ridge Lodge, I follow in the footsteps ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Mar 15»
8
Pregnant woman among nine dead in accident on Kusa Scarp
The accident occurred when a Sprinter bus rammed into a Hyundai bus on a section of the road on the Kusa Scarp near Fomena in the Adansi North District of ... «Vibe Ghana, Feb 15»
9
Scarp de' tenis”, il giornale di strada, si rinnova e ospita una storia …
Il prossimo numero di Scarp de' tenis sarà un numero davvero speciale. Scarp ... Da vent'anni Scarp de' tenis cammina sulla strada a fianco di chi cerca, di chi ... «LoSpazioBianco, Dec 14»
10
Scarp de' Tenis si rinnova con Dylan Dog
(ANSA) - MILANO, 10 DIC - Scarp de' tenis esce rinnovato nella veste grafica e nei contenuti. Il giornale di strada cambia ma rimane ancorato alla sua storia e al ... «ANSA.it, Dec 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Scarp [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/scarp>. Aug 2020 ».
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