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Related / Similar Words: alluvial sediment, alluvial deposit, alluvium, flood, inundation, deluge

 

Definition:
  • clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down;
  • the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land; "plains fertilized by annual inundations";
  • gradual formation of new land, by recession of the sea or deposit of sediment;

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    Hyponyms: placer, debacle, flash flood, flashflood

     

    Derivational Morphology: inundate, deluge, submerge, flood, swamp

     

     
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