glacis
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɡleɪsɪs/, /ˈɡlæsi/
Noun

glacis (plural glacises or glacis)

  1. (military) A gentle incline in front of a fortification.
  2. (military) The angled armour plate on the front of a tank; glacis plate.
  3. (geomorphology) An erosional or depositional landform, with little slope.
  4. (postal service) A device for sorting mail which slides parcels across a sloped surface.
Translations
Glacis
Proper noun
  1. An administrative district in Seychelles



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