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- adj. Describing sediments deposited on a floodplain from suspensions in floodwaters
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In watch-making, a term used to describe slip or lost motion in an escapement, whereby the balance-wheel loses a beat. It may be caused by a swaying motion of the watch or by unskilful winding.
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