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Definition of Stoss
1. facing the direction from which a glacier moves [adj]
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Literary usage of Stoss
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Index-catalogue of Medical and Veterinary Zoology. Authors: A-Z. by Charles Wardell Stiles, Albert Hassall (1908)
"1896) stoss., 1899, 15 (intest, ... 1892, 506). pristis (Deslongchamps, 1824) stoss., 1899, 15 (intest, of Gadus euxinus). ... (Mueller, 1788) stoss., 1899. ..."
2. Switzerland, and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and the Tyrol by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1873)
"is another point of view, 3 hrs. from Brunnen (a boy should be taken from Morschach to show the way). From Schwyz to the stoss by ..."
3. Die Geschichte der Physik in Grundzügen mit synchronistischen Tabellen der by Ferdinand Rosenberger (1890)
"In der Nähe eines Molecule wird also die Geschwindigkeit der Atome eine kleinere und damit der gesammte stoss- effect oder der ..."
4. History of Painting by Alfred Woltmann, Karl Woermann, Sidney Colvin (1887)
"This was the famous sculptor Veil stoss of Nuremberg, who worked at Cracow from 1477 to 1496, and then in his native town, where he died in 1533, ..."
5. Cracow by Andrew Beattie, Timothy Pepper (2002)
"The stone crucifix designed by Viet stoss is an exquisitely moving work, featuring the crucified Christ set against a background of the Old City of ..."