[ US /ˌæˈɫuviəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ɐlˈuːvɪəl/ ]
  1. of or relating to alluvium
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How To Use alluvial In A Sentence

  • Mineral alluvial soils have an A horizon and the effects of gleying can be present.
  • Mineral alluvial soils have an A horizon and the effects of gleying can be present.
  • By the study of the feature of alluvial gold conjuncture, its haul distance was determined, the types of its Primary deposits assessed and the target area for ProsPecting Primary deposit defined.
  • It is, however, much more common in alluvial grounds than among primitive and pyrogenous rocks. The Continental Monthly, Vol 3 No 3, March 1863 Devoted To Literature And National Policy
  • First came the Primitive or Primary rocks, then the Secondary, than finally the Alluvial or Tertiary.
  • A ryot cultivating alluvial lands, and having no seed, can hardly ever repay his advances; but it does not follow that he has been a loser, for he, perhaps, could not value his time, labor, and rent altogether at half the amount; and as long as this system is kept within moderate bounds, it answers much better than private cultivation to the manufacturer, and has many contingent advantages to the cultivator. The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, o
  • A modified hypsometric curve can be used to help describe the relationships between drainage, alluvial and shallow marine basins.
  • The association of the cherts with carbonaceous sandstones and lacustrine shales in the Rhynie Cherts Unit indicates sinter deposition interrupted alluvial floodplain sedimentation of mud and sand.
  • Must we really clamber up every alluvial fan, map every desert canyon, and slap a name on every dry lake and rocky outcropping?
  • In the central and eastern parts of the range, the northern margin is also sharply defined, but separates bedrock from glacial and alluvial sediments or bedrock inliers.
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