English version

scree in Geology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscreescree /skriː/ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š HEGan area of loose soil and broken rocks on the side of a mountain πŸ”Š a scree slope
Examples from the Corpus
screeβ€’ In some places the topsoil had been eroded and we had to zigzag up on loose scree.β€’ The erosion has created a fan of scree which is rapidly encroaching on the Lovers' walk path.β€’ An hour later and our gasping, sweaty bodies stumble across the boulders of the gully's scree fan.β€’ He stood a little apart from them, kicking at the scree, and then he walked off across Goughdale between the crumbling towers.β€’ If you have a color graphics card and a monochrome monitor, the underlining will not really appear on the scree.β€’ The scree had ripped a tyre; within minutes the jeep was thrashing that wheel to death.β€’ Rats criss-crossed the water like caterpillars, their tiny screes a mocking reminder of grypesh.β€’ This used to be a wonderful scree running down to Mosedale, which was like gliding down an escalator.