couloir definition

  • noun:
    • a-deep mountainside gorge or gully, particularly in the Swiss Alps.
    • A steep gorge along a mountainside.
    • a-deep gorge; a gully.
    • A dredging machine for excavating canals, etc.
    • A steeply ascending gorge or gully: applied specifically to gorges near the Alpine summits.
    • A dredging-machine which uses metal elevator-buckets on an endless chain and excavates through a gully where the buckets pass.
    • a-deep mountainside gorge or gully, particularly in the Swiss Alps.
    • A steep gorge along a mountainside.
    • A deep gorge; a gully.
    • A dredging machine for excavating canals, etc.
    • A steeply ascending gorge or gully: applied specially to gorges near the Alpine summits.
    • A dredging-machine which uses iron elevator-buckets on an endless sequence and excavates by simply making a gully where in actuality the buckets pass.

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