stoss

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See also: stöss and Stoß

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German stoss-, from stossen (to push), from Old High German stōzan.

Adjective[edit]

stoss (not comparable)

Glacier flowing right to left over a bump of rock.
Lee side on the left; stoss side on the right
  1. (geology) Facing towards the flow of a glacier or fluid
    Used to describe one side of rôche moutonnée.
    Used to describe one side of a subaerial dune or subaqueous ripple in sediment.

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Verb[edit]

stoss

  1. Imperative singular of stossen.