Botany. a leafless peduncle rising from the ground.
Zoology. a stemlike part, as the shaft of a feather.
Architecture. the shaft of a column.
Entomology. the stemlike basal segment of the antenna of certain insects.
Other definitions for scape (2 of 3)
an archaic variant of escape.
Other definitions for -scape (3 of 3)
a combining form extracted from landscape, denoting “an extensive view, scenery,” or “a picture or representation” of such a view, as specified by the initial element: cityscape; moonscape; seascape.
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How to use scape in a sentence
Google expert, Susan Dolan drew from her rich experience and detailed realities of the search scape.
So I think it’s important to kind of highlight that history and highlight their contributions to the greater like global fashion scape.
While the best beer is at Augustiner-Festhalle, my favorite tent by far is Hacker-Festzelt with its cloud-scape ceiling.
His little bro was a much bigger challenge for those desperate to scape-goat Islam.
Unlike the kneelers, they do not bow and scape to any man, not even the King-Beyond-the-Wall.
We can safely assume that the inner world of the Newtown butcher was a howling scape of night.The Promise of Happiness After the Newtown Shooting | William Giraldi | January 27, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Kramer takes the reader into the uncharted waters of digital media and his latest concept: C-scape.
"I'd want it a heap sight better land than this is 'round here," said the Deacon, studying the land scape judicially.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6) | John McElroy
But, like all other hen-pecked husbands, on the back of the scape-goat Cunning, he fled away from the uplifted lash.Ruth Hall | Fanny Fern
The origin of this strange custom was most likely connected in some way with the ceremony of the scape Goat under the old Law.Curious Church Customs | Various
It has two oblong shining leaves, with a scape four or five inches high strung with sweet-scented, pink-purple flowers.A Year in the Fields | John Burroughs
If ol' Doc Bird's on the lan'scape, he hunts a hole an' he crawls in when Mr. Peth he begins to act up.Isle o' Dreams | Frederick F. Moore
British Dictionary definitions for scape (1 of 3)
a leafless stalk in plants that arises from a rosette of leaves and bears one or more flowers
zoology a stalklike part, such as the first segment of an insect's antenna
- scapose, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for scape (2 of 3)
an archaic word for escape
British Dictionary definitions for -scape (3 of 3)
indicating a scene or view of something, esp a pictorial representation: seascape
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