alluvial definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or within alluvium: alluvial soil; alluvial gold.
    • Pertaining to the soil deposited by a stream.
    • Pertaining to, within, or made up of, alluvium; regarding the build up created by streaming liquid; cleaned away from one destination and deposited an additional.
    • of or concerning alluvium
  • noun:
    • A deposition of sediment over an extended period of time by a river; an alluvial level.
    • Alluvial soil; specif., in Australian Continent, gold-bearing alluvial soil.
    • Alluvial soil; especially, in Australia and brand new Zealand, gold-bearing alluvial soil.
  • others:
    • Of, with respect to, or composed of alluvium: as, alluvial build up; alluvial soil.
    • a phrase put on the newest or postglacial build up, which follow the diluvial build up.

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