What is hill?

  • (noun): (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands.
    Synonyms: mound, pitcher's mound
    See also — Additional definitions below

Hill

A hill is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain. Hills often have a distinct summit, although in areas with scarp/dip topography a hill may refer to a particular section of flat terrain without a massive summit (e.g. Box Hill, Surrey).

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Ian Hill - Musical Equipment
... For the early years of Judas Priest's work, Hill played a 1970s Fender Jazz Bass, later switching to Hamer in the mid 1980s ... Hill currently plays Spector basses after switching to this brand during the late 1980s ... Spector are currently producing an Ian Hill signature bass guitar, based on Hill's late 80's NS-2 and is fitted with an extra narrow neck and has an ...
Biggin Hill - History
... It took the name Biggin Hill after the Second World War in recognition of the historic role played by the adjoining Biggin Hill Aerodrome ... Biggin Hill was an ancient parish county of Kent, in the Diocese of Rochester, and under the Local Government Act 1894 formed part of Bromley Urban District ... noteworthy building within Biggin Hill is St Mark's Church, Church Road - 'the moving church' - designed by Richard Gilbert Scott ...
Sand Hill Road - Venture Capital Firms
... Sand Hill Road venture capitalist firms currently invest in a variety of areas, in particular Biotechnology Clean technology Computer hardware ... Venture Partners - 2735 Sand Hill Road Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield Byers - 2750 Sand Hill Road Silver Lake Partners - 2775 Sand Hill Road Kohlberg Kravis Roberts ...
Biggin Hill - Transport - Buses
... Westerham (extended to Chartwell during the summer) 320 Catford – Biggin Hill Valley (Rosehill Road) 464 Tatsfield – New Addington R2 Biggin Hill Valley (Melody Road) – Petts Wood R8 ...
How Hill
... How Hill lies on the River Ant within The Broads National Park in Norfolk, England ... The How Hill Nature Reserve is administered by the Broads Authority ... Just south of How Hill is Turf Fen windpump ...

More definitions of "hill":

  • (verb): Form into a hill.
  • (noun): A local and well-defined elevation of the land.
  • (noun): Structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones.
    Synonyms: mound

Famous quotes containing the word hill:

    ‘O glorious Life, Who dwellest in earth and sun,
    I have lived, I praise and adore Thee.”
    A sword swept.
    Over the pass the voices one by one
    Faded, and the hill slept.
    Sir Henry Newbolt (1862–1938)

    Who knows but this hill may one day be a Helvellyn, or even a Parnassus, and the Muses haunt here, and other Homers frequent the neighboring plains?... It was a place where gods might wander, so solemn and solitary, and removed from all contagion with the plain.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    A common and natural result of an undue respect for law is, that you may see a file of soldiers, colonel, captain, corporal, privates, powder-monkeys, and all, marching in admirable order over hill and dale to the wars, against their wills, ay, against their common sense and consciences, which makes it very steep marching indeed, and produces a palpitation of the heart.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)