Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The side (of a hill, etc.) that receives (or has received) the thrust of a glacier, or other impulse.

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Examples

  • Material on the gently sloping stoss-side of these features rolls and jumps up the slope under the influence of water flow.

    Fluvial landforms

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