Examples of cliff in a Sentence
Standing at the edge of the cliff, we watched the waves crash on the shore far below.
rock climbers scaling steep cliffs
Recent Examples of cliff from the Web
In the past few decades, speed climbers working in tandem and using ropes have set records in reaching the top of the cliff.
In 2004, a fossilized polar bear jawbone 110,000 years old was excavated from a coastal cliff in Norway.
PALOUSE FALLS STATE PARK, Wash. -- A Spokane man who fell from a cliff in Palouse Falls State Park is presumed to be dead, sheriff's deputies announced Tuesday.
The video, which was posted on media websites and social media, shows a group of officers in blue uniforms grabbing apples out of the back of a vehicle and hurling them at four men who are lined up at a roadside cliff, their backs to the police.
The beach itself is accessible by a bicycle or shuttle from the visitor’s center and juts out from a range of glacial cliffs.
There are dozens of eateries lining the cliffs and beaches from Imperial Beach to Oceanside.
One notch down from her is Celeste, Nicole Kidman, who has the absolute most beautiful view — the rocky cliffs overlooking the ocean.
India’s solar and wind boom has pushed costs off a cliff, falling from 12 cents a kW/hr to just 4 cents a kW/hr for solar.
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Origin and Etymology of cliff
Middle English clif, from Old English; akin to Old High German klep cliff, Old Norse klif
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
CLIFF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cliff for English Language Learners
: a high, steep surface of rock, earth, or ice
CLIFF Defined for Kids
Definition of cliff for Students
: a high steep surface of rock
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