alluvial mud


English-Chinese Dictionary of Agriculture (英汉农业大词典). 2013.

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  • Alluvial — Al*lu vi*al, a. [Cf. F. alluvial. See {Alluvion}.] Pertaining to, contained in, or composed of, alluvium; relating to the deposits made by flowing water; washed away from one place and deposited in another; as, alluvial soil, mud, accumulations,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alluvial cone — noun a fan shaped deposit where a fast flowing stream flattens out • Syn: ↑alluvial fan • Hypernyms: ↑geological phenomenon * * * noun : an alluvial fan with steep slopes * * * alluvial fan or alluvial cone …   Useful english dictionary

  • alluvial — al·lu·vi·al || É™ luːvjÉ™l adj. pertaining to alluvium, containing mud or sand deposits …   English contemporary dictionary

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