an area of limestone terrane characterized by sinks, ravines, and underground streams.
(modifier) denoting the characteristic scenery of a limestone region, including underground streams, gorges, etc
name of a high, barren limestone region around Trieste; used by geologists from 1894 to refer to similar landforms. The word is the German form of Slovenian kras.
- Karst topography
karst topography (kärst) A landscape that is characterized by numerous caves, sinkholes, fissures, and underground streams. Karst topography usually forms in regions of plentiful rainfall where bedrock consists of carbonate-rich rock, such as limestone, gypsum, or dolomite, that is easily dissolved. Surface streams are usually absent from karst topography.
[kahrt] /kɑrt/ noun 1. a small, light, low-slung, four-wheeled vehicle, usually powered by a gasoline engine, capable of speeds up to 60 miles per hour (96 km/h), and used for racing or recreation. /kɑːt/ noun 1. a light low-framed vehicle with small wheels and engine used for recreational racing Also called go-cart, go-kart n. 1959, […]
city, a town in the tribe of Zebulun assigned to the Levites of the family of Merari (Josh. 21:34). It is identical with Kattath (19:15), and perhaps also with Kitron (Judg. 1:30).
double city, a town of Naphali, assigned to the Gershonite Levites, and one of the cities of refuge (Josh. 21:32). It was probably near the north-western shore of the Sea of Tiberias, identical with the ruined village el-Katanah.