Examples of terrain in a Sentence
We had to drive over some rough terrain.
We hiked through a variety of terrains.
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At not-for-profit Florida Hospital, a retired general is developing global partnerships and leadership talent, while Finland’s Cargotec Oyj CGCBV -1.94% has one running its rough-terrain-equipment unit in Texas.
Remember, lenticular clouds almost exclusively are near large mountain ranges, where gravity waves result from air rushing up and over steep terrain.
The mound of rolling terrain was a waste of real estate, let alone apt for a mad scientist's backyard basketball laboratory.
The hurricane center said hurricane-force winds (74 mph and higher) will be possible in Ireland, with stronger winds expected over higher terrain.
Do not cross yards and lawns where unseen objects or the uneven terrain can present tripping hazards.
The storm could strengthen further before the center makes landfall Thursday evening or night, the hurricane center said, and is expected to peter out over the mountainous terrain of southern Mexico by late Friday.
The country has too many facilities spread out over too much terrain to destroy simultaneously.
And some of it was built over hilly terrain far less accessible than the flat desert that separates the United States and Mexico.
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