• Escarp Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To make into, or furnish with, a steep slope, like that of a scrap.
- (n.) The side of the ditch next the parapet; -- same as scarp, and opposed to counterscarp.
• Escarpment Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A steep descent or declivity; steep face or edge of a ridge; ground about a fortified place, cut away nearly vertically to prevent hostile approach. See Scarp.
• Escarping Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Escarp