noun (plural acclivities)
An upward slope.
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- An acclivity that wasn't present before came up.
- Here and there, towers were perched high up on acclivities which seemed almost inaccessible.
- Happily these acclivities wound up the interior of the volcano and favored their ascent.
early 17th century: from Latin acclivitas, from acclivis, from ad- 'towards' + clivus 'a slope'.
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- Driving to the same direction and following the acclivitous and tortuous roads, you reach the small village of Tsada, which is under development.
- Stairway to the stars: Mechanical engineering student Alex Frakking caught this acclivitous view of the future Accelerator Centre building on the north campus the other night.
- We cross over the crest ‘Laimos’ and thereafter, we overtake with great caution an acclivitous cliff to get to an immense balcony at ‘Skourta’ location, 2.475m.
More definitions of acclivityDefinition of acclivity in:
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