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Definition of Alluvium

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mud or sand deposited by flowing water, sediments deposited by a river or flowing waters
Alluvium Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
JM Latin-English Dictionary
ADJ
alluvial| from river overflow/deposit
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
Deposits of earth, sand, gravel, and other transported matter, made by rivers, floods, or other causes, upon land not permanently submerged beneath the waters of lakes or seas.
  
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alluvium
\al*lu"vi*um\ (&?;), n.; pl. e. alluviums, l. alluvia (&?;). [l., neut. of alluvius. see alluvious.] (geol.) deposits of earth, sand, gravel, and other transported matter, made by rivers, floods, or other causes, upon land not permanently submerged beneath the waters of lakes or seas.

WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down
(synonym) alluvial sediment, alluvial deposit, alluvion
(hypernym) sediment, deposit
(hyponym) placer
(substance-meronym) alluvial soil
Alluvium Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Soil Glossary - Mani
A sediment deposited by streams and varying widely in particle size. The stones and boulders when present are round or sub-rounded. Some of the most fertile soils are derived from alluvium of medium or fine texture.
Agricultural Glossary/yigini2004
: A sediment deposited by streams and varying widely in particle size. The stones and boulders when present are round or sub-rounded. Some of the most fertile soils are derived from alluvium of medium or fine texture.
—A deposit of sand, mud, etc. formed by flowing water.
Glossary of water terms
deposits of clay, silt, sand, gravel, or other particulate material that has been deposited by a stream or other body of running water in a streambed, on a flood plain, on a delta, or at the base of a mountain.
Alluvium Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Alluvium (from the Latin, alluvius, from alluere, "to wash against") is loose, unconsolidated (not cemented together into a solid rock) soil or sediments, which has been eroded, reshaped by water in some form, and redeposited in a non-marine setting. Alluvium is typically made up of a variety of materials, including fine particles of silt and clay and larger particles of sand and gravel. When this loose alluvial material is deposited or cemented into a lithological unit, or lithified, it is called an alluvial deposit.

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Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
A general term for deposits of clay, silt, sand, gravel, or other particulate material that has been deposited by a stream or other body of running water in a streambed, on a flood plain, on a delta, or at the base of a mountain. In lakes, alluvium is the sediments, or detrital matter carried by inflowing streams and deposited on lake bottoms. Also see Alluvion.
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