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- n. The deposition of alluvium (sediment) by a river
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The process of accumulating rock-debris along the lower reaches of slopes by rain-wash and along the more slowly flowing stream-courses by loss of overload. Alluvial fans or cones, alluvial plains or flood-plains, and slope-waste are the chief products of alluviation.
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- n. the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
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