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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German stoss-, from stossen (to push), from Old High German stōzan.

AdjectiveEdit

stoss (not comparable)

 
Lee side on the left; stoss side on the right
  1. (geology) Facing towards the flow of a glacier or fluid
    Used to describe one side of rôche moutonnée.
    Used to describe one side of a subaerial dune or subaqueous ripple in sediment.

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stoss

  1. Imperative singular of stossen.