- vt. 在…设内斜坡；将…辟成陡坡
- n. 内斜坡，陡坡
来自意大利语 scarpa,陡坡，悬崖，来自 Proto-Germanic*skarpa,切割，锋利，来自 PIE*sker, 砍，切，词源同 shear,sharp.
- scarp (n.)
- "steep slope," 1580s, from Italian scarpa "slope," probably from a Germanic source, perhaps Gothic skarpo "pointed object," from Proto-Germanic *skarpa- "cutting, sharp" (cognates: Middle High German schroffe "sharp rock, crag," Old English scræf "cave, grave"), from PIE *(s)ker- (1) "to cut" (see shear (v.)).
- 1. The scarp has slopes with grades greater than 60 degrees.
- 2. Sometimes you may not even know that you are looking at a fault scarp.
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