Meaning of scarp

scarp

Pronunciation: (skärp), [key]
— n.
  1. a line of cliffs formed by the faulting or fracturing of the earth's crust; an escarpment.
  2. an escarp.
—v.t.
  1. to form or cut into a steep slope.
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