planation definition

  • noun:
    • the entire process of erosion and deposition by which a nearly degree area is created, as by streams, wind, or ocean currents.
    • The formation of a-flat area by erosion and deposition.
    • The morphological change of a three-dimensional structure into a two-dimensional one through development or advancement.
    • The work of planing or making plane or level; particularly, in geology, the erosive process where a stream or a glacier produces a nearly degree area; additionally caused by erosive procedures.
    • the process of erosion wherein a level area is created

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