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alluvion definition

  • noun:
    • See alluvium.
    • The flow of water against a shore or bank.
    • Inundation by water; flood.
    • Law The increasing of land location along a shore by deposited alluvium or because of the recession of liquid.
    • The increase in the area of land due to the deposition of sediment (alluvium) by a river.
    • clean or flow of liquid resistant to the coast or lender.
    • An overflowing; an inundation; a flood.
    • Matter deposited by an inundation and/or activity of streaming water; alluvium.
    • An accession of land gradually cleaned to your coast or bank because of the flowing of liquid. See Accretion.
    • previously— The wash for the sea contrary to the coast, or of a river against its banks.
    • The material deposited by seas or rivers; alluvium (which see).
    • In contemporary legal usage, a rise of land on a shore or a river-bank because of the action of liquid, as by a present or by waves, whether from natural or from synthetic reasons.
    • the rising of a body of water and its particular overflowing onto typically dry land
    • clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing channels and deposited where the flow decreases
    • gradual formation of new land, by recession associated with the ocean or deposit of deposit
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