talus

ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY GLOSSARY
A slope formed a the base of a steeper slope, made of fallen and disintegrated materials.

Glossary of volcanic terms. - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. . 2001.

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  • talus — talus …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • talus — 1. (ta lû) s. m. 1°   Synonyme de pente, qui s emploie dans le cas d une pente assez forte ; se dit spécialement de la surface inclinée d un terrain. •   L Arveiron, alors très petit, sort, en rampant, de dessous la glace, qui descend en talus… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • talus — TÁLUS, talusuri, s.n. (anat.) Călcâi, astragal. – Din lat. talus. Trimis de LauraGellner, 23.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  TÁLUS s. v. astragal. Trimis de siveco, 03.01.2008. Sursa: Sinonime  tálus (anat.) s. n …   Dicționar Român

  • Talus — may refer to:* Talus (fortification), a sloped portion of a fortified wall * Talus bone, the ankle bone, connecting the leg to the foot * Talus, a planet in the Star Wars universe * Talus, an electronic design automation tool by Magma Design… …   Wikipedia

  • Talus — Ta lus, n.; pl. {Tali}. [L., the ankle, the ankle bone.] 1. (Anat.) The astragalus. [1913 Webster] 2. (Surg.) A variety of clubfoot ({Talipes calcaneus}). See the Note under {Talipes}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Talus — Ta lus, n. [F.] 1. (Fort.) A slope; the inclination of the face of a work. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) A sloping heap of fragments of rock lying at the foot of a precipice. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Talus [1] — Talus (lat.), so v.w. Astragalus …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Talus [2] — Talus (fr., spr. Talüh), 1) Böschung, Abdachung; 2) (gewöhnlich falsch Talut), die schräge Lage der Fenster eines Mistbeets od. Glashauses, daher Talusmauern, Mauern, an od. auf welchen diese Fenster liegen; Taluswände, durch Terrassirung u.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Talus [1] — Talus (lat.), Sprungbein, s. Fuß, S. 227 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Talus [2] — Talus (franz., spr. lǖ), Böschung (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Talus — (frz., spr. lüh), Böschung; talutieren, abböschen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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