headwater definition

  • noun:
    • The water where a river rises; a source. Frequently used in the plural.
    • the foundation (in addition to preliminary component) of a stream
    • the foundation and upper section of a stream; -- popular in plural.
    • one of several top tributaries of a river: typically in the plural. Additionally used adjectively.
    • the origin of a river

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