Definition of rock face in English:

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rock face

Pronunciation: /ˈräk ˌfās/

noun

A bare vertical surface of natural rock.
Example sentences
  • The others have been carved from a vertical rock face and are more cave-like.
  • The main geographical features of Mugar Gadam, which presumably led to its establishment, are two large, adjacent crevices in the rock face, and above them a nearby spring.
  • Wayne easily slipped through the crevice in the rock face, but I had to hold my breath so I wouldn't get stuck.

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