Definition of acclivity in English:
noun (plural acclivities)
- Example sentences
- 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.
Early 17th century: from Latin acclivitas, from acclivis, from ad- 'towards' + clivus 'a slope'.
Definition of acclivity in:
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