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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gravel.


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  • The large number of artifacts found by miners in the gravels was a supporting evidence for the reasonableness of finding a fossilized skull there.

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  • It 'gravels' me, to this day, to put my will in the weak shape of a request, instead of launching it in the crisp language of an order.

    Life on the Mississippi

  • Let us suppose, then, the era of 'gravels' past; the valleys which open into the fen sawn out by rivers to about their present depth.

    Prose Idylls, New and Old

  • Other projects are defined as "rehabilitation", usually adding natural features such as gravels or reed beds into the existing modified channel.

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  • And I have left the bones of my transient carcasses in pond bottoms, and glacial gravels, and asphaltum lakes.

    Chapter 21

  • The bottom of the pool consisted of gravels from which the water welled.

    Fire The Sky

  • It is partly underlain by a belt of infertile deeply weathered Pleistocene quartz sandy gravels.

    Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve, Honduras

  • Irregular plains formed by fluvial deposits and eroded gravels from the Laramie Mountains compose the Moderate Relief Rangeland ecoregion.

    Ecoregions of Wyoming (EPA)

  • The level to hilly Cretaceous Dissected Uplands are mostly underlain by calcareous sands, clays, and gravels of Cretaceous age.

    Ecoregions of Oklahoma (EPA)

  • River bottom and lower slope soils are generally deep, well-drained Inceptisols over sands, silts, and gravels that are only slightly weathered.

    Yukon Intermontane Plateaus Tayga Forest (Bailey)


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