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Princeton's WordNet

  1. talus, screenoun

    a sloping mass of loose rocks at the base of a cliff

Wiktionary

  1. screenoun

    A harsh high-pitched sound as of a hawk.

    Etymology: From skriða. Also see screed.

  2. screeverb

    To make a high-pitched sound like that of a hawk.

    Etymology: From skriða. Also see screed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Screenoun

    a pebble; a stone; also, a heap of stones or rocky debris

Freebase

  1. Scree

    Scree is a collection of broken rock fragments at the base of crags, mountain cliffs, volcanoes or valley shoulders that has accumulated through periodic rockfall from adjacent cliff faces. Landforms associated with these materials are often called talus deposits. Talus deposits typically have a concave upwards form, while the maximum inclination corresponds to the angle of repose of the mean debris size. The term scree comes from the Old Norse term for landslide, skriða, while the term talus is a French word meaning a slope or embankment.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scree

    skrē, n. débris at the base of a cliff.—Also Screes. [Ice. skritha, a landslip—skrítha, creep.]

  2. Scree

    skrē, n. (Scot.) a coarse sieve.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SCREE in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SCREE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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