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Stoss

Viet . ?1445--1533, German Gothic sculptor and woodcarver. His masterpiece is the high altar in the Church of St Mary, Cracow (1477--89)

stoss

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(geology)
Of the side of a hill, knob, or prominent rock, facing the upstream side of a glacier.
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As shown in Figure 7, the depression gradually deepened while the rear depression edge and stoss slope of the sand deposition zone were subject to apparent wind erosion.
The measurements were performed with manual anemometers MC-13, placed at five different sections: the middle point of the beach, the toe of a foredune, the stoss slope, the crest and the lee slope of a foredune.
"This will give usa lot of flexibility and make us more efficient," Stoss says.
The magnificent Holy Cross Chapel, where the carving of the dead king Casmir IV stands, is the work of the master carver Stoss.
Stoss, "Sustainable Communities and the Roles Libraries and Librarians Play," Reference & User Services Quarterly, 42 (2003).
Artisans Such as Veit Stoss and Tilman Riemenschneider used basswood in their altarpieces, he said.
(6.) Meier-Ruge WA, Muller-Lobeck H, Stoss F, et al.