noun \ˈnes\

Definition of NESS

Examples of NESS

  1. <from atop the ness, there was a beautiful view of the coastline as it stretched for miles into the distance>
  2. <the little skiff rounded the tip of the ness>

Origin of NESS

Middle English nasse, from Old English næss; akin to Old English nasu nose — more at nose
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Geology Terms

anthracite, boulder, cwm, erratic, igneous, intrusive, mesa, sedimentary, silt, swale


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