Valley

Business / Construction / Valley: The 'V' shaped area of a roof where two sloping roofs meet. Water drains off the roof at the valleys.

Other Words for Valley

Valley Adverb Synonyms: glen, dale, dell, vale, dingle, hollow, coomb or coombe or combe or comb, Welsh cirque or corrie or cwm, strath
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V-Shaped Valley

Science / Geology / V-Shaped Valley: A valley with a narrow bottom and a cross section shaped like the letter 'V'. Valleys of this shape are almost always cut by stream erosion. MORE

U-Shaped Valley

Science / Geology / U-Shaped Valley: A deep valley with a flat floor and very steep walls. Shaped in cross-section like the letter 'U'. Valleys with this geometry are frequently cut by a glacier. MORE

Glacial Valley

Science / Geology / Glacial Valley: A valley occupied or formerly occupied by a glacier, typically with a U-shaped profile. MORE

Hanging Valley

Science / Geology / Hanging Valley: A tributary to a U-shaped glacial valley which, instead of entering the valley at the same level as the main stream, enters at a higher elevation, frequently as a waterfall. These different stream lev MORE

Valley Glacier

Science / Geology / Valley Glacier: A glacier that is smaller than a continental glacier or an icecap, and which flows mainly along well-defined valleys, many with tributaries. MORE

Valley Breeze

Science / Weather / Valley Breeze: An anabatic wind, it is formed during the day by the heating of the valley floor. As the ground becomes warmer than the surrounding atmosphere, the lower levels of air heat and rise, flowing up the mo MORE

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