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diluvium definition

  • noun:
    • An inundation or flood.
    • A deposit of sand, gravel, etc. produced by oceanic flooding.
    • A deposit of superficial loam, sand, gravel, rocks, etc., brought on by previous activity of flowing seas, and/or melting of glacial ice.
    • A deluge or an inundation; an overflowing.
    • Coarse detrital material, anywhere found: a phrase introduced into geology in consequence of a broad belief before event of a universal deluge.
    • An inundation or flood.
    • A deposit of sand, gravel, etc. made by oceanic flooding.
    • A deposit of shallow loam, sand, gravel, stones, etc., brought on by previous action of moving oceans, or even the melting of glacial ice.
    • A deluge or an inundation; an overflowing.
    • Coarse detrital product, anywhere found: a phrase introduced into geology in consequence of a general belief in the past event of a universal deluge.
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