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Cliff

Meanings and phrases

cliff

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a steep high face of rock; drop; drop-off

cliff brake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several small lithophytic ferns of tropical and warm temperate regions; cliff-brake; rock brake

cliff diving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. diving into the water from a steep overhanging cliff

cliff dweller

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a member of the Anasazi people living in the southwestern United States who built rock or adobe dwellings on ledges in the sides of caves

cliff dwelling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a rock and adobe dwelling built on sheltered ledges in the sides of a cliff

cliff penstemon

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of the West's most beautiful wildflowers; large brilliant pink or rose flowers in many racemes above thick mats of stems and leaves; ledges and cliffs from Washington to California; rock penstemon; Penstemon rupicola

cliff rose

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tufted thrift of seacoasts and mountains of north temperate zone; occasionally grown as a ground cover; sea pink; Armeria maritima

cliff swallow

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. North American swallow that lives in colonies and builds bottle-shaped mud nests on cliffs and walls; Hirundo pyrrhonota

fragrant cliff fern

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fern or northern Eurasia and North America having fragrant fronds; fragrant shield fern; fragrant wood fern; Dryopteris fragrans

off a cliff

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Picture a cartoon character running off a cliff.
  • The father then kills himself by jumping off a cliff.
  • Some texts have said that he fell off a cliff.

cliff face

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The cliff face is lit at night by numerous flood lights.
  • The second column began work to improve this narrow track cut over the cliff face.
  • Perched water tables produce a number of small freshwater springs on the cliff face.

off the cliff

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Koskiniatis then jumped off the cliff and committed suicide.
  • to jump off the cliff and kill herself.
  • Christian and Beef then scuffle, and Beef slips off the cliff to his death.

cliff faces

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This cliff faces west and looks down upon the Konkan.
  • It usually grows, like the parents, in exposed sandstone cliff faces.
  • Sediment deposited by waves comes from eroded cliff faces and is moved along the coastline by the waves.

steep cliff

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The western side of the tower is a steep cliff.
  • Navlakha Kothar is a large brick structure overlooking a steep cliff.
  • It is situated on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River at the top of a steep cliff.
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