Definition of rock face noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


rock face

BrE BrE//ˈrɒk feɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɑːk feɪs//
Mountains and valleys
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a vertical surface of rock, especially on a mountain A cable car ascends the last 800 metres up to the sheer rock face. See related entries: Mountains and valleys
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rock face