acclivitas

acclīvitās, ātis, f. (acclivis), die Ansteigung, a) = die ansteigende Richtung, die Erhebung, collis, Caes. b.G. 2, 18, 2: absol., Col. 2, 4, 10. – b) die sanft ansteigende Anhöhe, Amm. 14, 2, 13: Plur., Amm. 16, 10, 14.


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  • Acclivities — Acclivity Ac*cliv i*ty, n.; pl. {Acclivities}. [L. acclivitas, fr. acclivis, acclivus, ascending; ad + clivus a hill, slope, fr. root kli to lean. See {Lean}.] A slope or inclination of the earth, as the side of a hill, considered as ascending,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acclivity — Ac*cliv i*ty, n.; pl. {Acclivities}. [L. acclivitas, fr. acclivis, acclivus, ascending; ad + clivus a hill, slope, fr. root kli to lean. See {Lean}.] A slope or inclination of the earth, as the side of a hill, considered as ascending, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acclivity — noun (plural ties) Etymology: Latin acclivitas, from acclivis ascending, from ad + clivus slope more at declivity Date: 1614 an ascending slope (as of a hill) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acclivity — acclivitous, acclivous /euh kluy veuhs/, adj. /euh kliv i tee/, n., pl. acclivities. an upward slope, as of ground; an ascent (opposed to declivity). [1605 15; < L acclivitas, equiv. to accliv(is) steep (ac AC + clivis, adj. deriv. of clivus… …   Universalium

  • Akklivität — Ak|kli|vi|tät [...v...] die; <aus gleichbed. lat. acclivitas, Gen. acclivitatis> (veraltet) sanfte Steigung, Erhebung …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • acclivity — (n.) 1610s, from L. acclivitatem (nom. acclivitas) an ascending direction, an upward steepness, from acclivis mounting upwards, ascending, from ad up (see AD (Cf. ad )) + clivus hill, a slope, from PIE *klei wo , suffixed form of *klei to lean …   Etymology dictionary

  • acclivity — [ə klɪvɪti] noun (plural acclivities) an upward slope. Derivatives acclivitous adjective Origin C17: from L. acclivitas, from acclivis, from ad towards + clivus a slope …   English new terms dictionary

  • acclivity — ac•cliv•i•ty [[t]əˈklɪv ɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties gel geo an upward slope, as of ground; an ascent (opposed to declivity). • Etymology: 1605–15; < L acclīvitās < acclīv(is) steep ac•cliv′i•tous, ac•cli•vous əˈklaɪ vəs adj …   From formal English to slang

  • acclivity — /əˈklɪvəti / (say uh klivuhtee) noun (plural acclivities) an upward slope, as of ground; an ascent. {Latin acclīvitas steepness} …   Australian English dictionary

  • acclivity — [ə kliv′ə tē] n. pl. acclivities [L acclivitas < acclivis, uphill < ad , up + clivus, hill < IE base * k̑lei , to incline: see LEAN1] an upward slope of ground: opposed to DECLIVITY …   English World dictionary

  • acclivity — n. (pl. ies) an upward slope. Derivatives: acclivitous adj. Etymology: L acclivitas f. acclivis (as AC , clivis f. clivus slope) …   Useful english dictionary

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