Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Spring-like conditions are widespread with concerns about south-facing and lower slopes.

    Skiwatch: Balmy Alps lead to concern that ski season may be over

  • Bird Cloud and environs attracted Archaic period Indians because of the south-facing sites sheltered from the constant winds, the river and the creek that guaranteed game, the large numbers of nutritious wild plants, the good sight lines and defenses offered by the cliff, and the chert vein for toolmaking.

    Bird Cloud

  • The south-facing Polygal windows invited the burning rays in and the walls held the heat.

    Bird Cloud

  • It was a jumble "of narrow walled alleys 'hutongs' with gates leading to residential compounds containing internal courtyards joined by 'moon gates' and south-facing single-storey houses with pitched roofs, paper-covered windows, and ancient wooded lattices."

    A quick peek behind China's wall

  • With a south-facing light-filled view, he needed to darken the apartment, he says, and his solution was to cover a white wall with black slate pieces.

    At Home in an Architectural Icon

  • Driving north, he passed through many cuts made through hills and mountains, and gradually the obvious pattern emerged: The north-facing sides of the road cuts were covered in ice, while the south-facing sides, which received more sunlight, were often dripping wet.

    First Contact

  • Meteorologists say a southwest wind will enhance rainfall rates Friday night, especially along south-facing mountain slopes.

    Storm likely to bring snow to SoCal mountains

  • Each yurt is south-facing, on a redwood platform for lazy summer evenings on deckchairs.

    The 10 best campsites for luxury

  • Those models show aspens disappearing from lower altitudes and south-facing slopes.

    David Frey: Massive Aspen Die-Off on the Wane

  • Throughout the winter, when we look out of a south-facing, upstairs window, we see against the sky the intricate pattern of the upper branches of three towering horse chestnut trees.

    Country diary: Horsington, Somerset

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.