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

  • noun Sediment deposited by streams flowing away from a melting glacier.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To wash out; cleanse from.
  • noun The act of washing out; that which is washed out.
  • Of or pertaining to outwash; specifically, noting the side of a glacial moraine that is away from the ice.

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

  • noun geology The sediment (mostly sand and gravel) deposited by water flowing from a melting glacier

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