earth mound


earth mound
земляная насыпь

Англо-русский словарь технических терминов. 2005.

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  • Mound — Mound, n. [OE. mound, mund, protection, AS. mund protection, hand; akin to OHG. munt, Icel. mund hand, and prob. to L. manus. See {Manual}.] An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a bulwark;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mound bird — Mound Mound, n. [OE. mound, mund, protection, AS. mund protection, hand; akin to OHG. munt, Icel. mund hand, and prob. to L. manus. See {Manual}.] An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mound builders — Mound Mound, n. [OE. mound, mund, protection, AS. mund protection, hand; akin to OHG. munt, Icel. mund hand, and prob. to L. manus. See {Manual}.] An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mound maker — Mound Mound, n. [OE. mound, mund, protection, AS. mund protection, hand; akin to OHG. munt, Icel. mund hand, and prob. to L. manus. See {Manual}.] An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mound Bottom — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • Mound, Minnesota — Settlement Location in Hennepin County and the state of Minnesota …   Wikipedia

  • Earth-colored Mouse — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 2.3) Scientific classification Ki …   Wikipedia

  • mound — [maund] n 1.) a pile of earth or stones that looks like a small hill ▪ an ancient burial mound mound of ▪ a small mound of dirt 2.) a large pile of something mound of ▪ There s a mound of papers on my desk. ▪ The waiter appeared with a huge mound …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mound — mound1 [mound] n. [prob. < MDu mond, protection, akin to ON mund, hand: see MANUAL] 1. a heap or bank of earth, sand, etc. built over a grave, in a fortification, etc. 2. a natural elevation like this; small hill 3. any heap or pile 4.… …   English World dictionary

  • mound — [ maund ] noun count 1. ) a small hill, especially one that has been made by people a ) the small hill where the PITCHER stands to throw the ball in baseball 2. ) a pile of something such as earth or stones a ) an amount of something in a pile: a …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mound — ► NOUN 1) a raised mass of earth or other compacted material. 2) a small hill. 3) a heap or pile. ► VERB ▪ heap up into a mound. ORIGIN originally in the sense boundary hedge or fence : of obscure origin …   English terms dictionary


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