alluvial deposit alluvial deposit

Definition(s):

  • (n) clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The chief did not know that the egg was thousands of years old, that heavy rains had washed it out of a protecting alluvial deposit, but he did suspect that the white men in the .
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effusion effusion
/ɪ ˈfju ʒən/