Head-wall



noun
1.
a cliff or steep slope rising at one end of a glaciated valley.

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  • Headward

    /ˈhɛdwəd/ adjective 1. (of river erosion) cutting backwards or upstream above the original source, which recedes adverb 2. a variant of headwards

  • Headwards

    /ˈhɛdwədz/ adverb 1. backwards beyond the original source: a river erodes headwards



  • Headwaters

    [hed-waw-terz, -wot-erz] /ˈhɛdˌwɔ tərz, -ˌwɒt ərz/ plural noun 1. Sometimes, headwater. the upper tributaries of a river. /ˈhɛdˌwɔːtəz/ plural noun 1. the tributary streams of a river in the area in which it rises; headstreams n. 1530s; see head (n.) + water (n.).

  • Headway

    [hed-wey] /ˈhɛdˌweɪ/ noun 1. forward movement; progress in a forward direction: The ship’s headway was slowed by the storm. 2. progress in general: headway in a career. 3. rate of progress: a slight headway against concerted opposition. 4. the time interval or distance between two vehicles, as automobiles, ships, or railroad or subway cars, traveling […]



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