Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or found in an estuary.
  • adjective Relating to a system of deep-water and wetland tidal habitats characterized by fluctuating salinity and, in intertidal zones, by the presence of trees, shrubs, and emergent vegetation.
  • adjective Geology Formed or deposited in an estuary.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to an estuary; formed in an estuary.
  • Inhabiting or found in estuaries: as, “fluviatile or estuarine Cetacea,”

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to an estuary; estuary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to an estuary
  • adjective geology Formed in an estuary by alluvial deposition

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or found in estuaries

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Examples

  • It is supposed further that these organic participants were originally localized during sedimentation in so-called estuarine channels and shore-line embayments.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

  • Despite being poor swimmers, researchers have discovered that the saltwater crocodile (also known as estuarine) commonly travels long distances over open oceans by riding ocean currents.

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  • Despite being poor swimmers, researchers have discovered that the saltwater crocodile (also known as estuarine) commonly travels long distances over open oceans by riding ocean currents.

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  • Despite being poor swimmers, researchers have discovered that the saltwater crocodile (also known as estuarine) commonly travels long distances over open oceans by riding ocean currents.

    Water Conserve: Water Conservation RSS Newsfeed

  • The project's work is being carried out as a partnership between the Greater LaFourche Port Commission (established by the state to facilitate economic growth of the port communities) and the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program, a nonprofit aimed at the "preservation and restoration of the Barataria-Terrebonne estuarine system ... through the implementation of a science-based, consensus-driven plan."

    Bill Chameides: Working on the Wetlands: One Blade of Grass at a Time

  • The project's work is being carried out as a partnership between the Greater LaFourche Port Commission (established by the state to facilitate economic growth of the port communities) and the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program, a nonprofit aimed at the "preservation and restoration of the Barataria-Terrebonne estuarine system ... through the implementation of a science-based, consensus-driven plan."

    Bill Chameides: Working on the Wetlands: One Blade of Grass at a Time

  • This act provides for regulations of the estuarine lands between the land and ocean.

    2009 March 08 « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • The project's work is being carried out as a partnership between the Greater LaFourche Port Commission (established by the state to facilitate economic growth of the port communities) and the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program, a nonprofit aimed at the "preservation and restoration of the Barataria-Terrebonne estuarine system ... through the implementation of a science-based, consensus-driven plan."

    Bill Chameides: Working on the Wetlands: One Blade of Grass at a Time

  • In estuarine waters where I live, it was discovered that lead shot washed down into the sediments where the brackish water corroded it. the lead was picked up by Nematodes and other critters that lived in the bottom sediment.

    lead lead LEAD!

  • In estuarine waters where I live, it was discovered that lead shot washed down into the sediments where the brackish water corroded it. the lead was picked up by Nematodes and other critters that lived in the bottom sediment.

    lead lead LEAD!

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