Definitions

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  • noun geology The deposition of material originally deposited elsewhere and subsequently moved.

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  • noun deposition from one deposit to another

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Examples

  • I wonder if the evaporation of rock on the sun side of Corot-7b, and the subsequent redeposition of that rock as "hail" or something similar around the twilight region of the planet might eventually redistribute enough mass to destabilize the tidal lock and cause the planet to flip 90 degrees.

    Planet of Lava a Former Gas Giant | Universe Today

  • Within a few years of the eruption, much of the ash was eroded from slopes of 50 percent or steeper, with redeposition nearly always local and immediate.

    volcanic ash hazards and ways to minimize them

  • ACOSTA (voice-over): Those are high hopes, but the city that's all about second chances just may have found a way to put itself most troubled kids on the road to redeposition.

    CNN Transcript Aug 31, 2007

  • Just like dirt, lint is held in suspension in the water by chemicals in detergents that prevent soil redeposition.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Just like dirt, lint is held in suspension in the water by chemicals in detergents that prevent soil redeposition.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Just like dirt, lint is held in suspension in the water by chemicals in detergents that prevent soil redeposition.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Just like dirt, lint is held in suspension in the water by chemicals in detergents that prevent soil redeposition.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • The mass has been consolidated by the infiltration of coral mud, and hardened by partial solution and redeposition, until a great rampart of coral rock one hundred or one hundred and fifty feet high on its seaward face has been formed all round the island, with only such gaps as result from the outflow of rivers, in the place of sally-ports.

    Autobiography and Selected Essays

  • Failure to recognize the true nature of the concentration of these ores has sometimes led to their erroneous classification as ores derived from the leaching and redeposition of iron from the surrounding rocks.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

  • Secondary enrichment of tin deposits by redeposition of tin minerals is negligible.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

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