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Definition of the adjective alluvial

What does alluvial mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. of or relating to alluvium

Alternative definition of the adjective alluvial


  1. Pertaining to the soil deposited by a stream.

Definition of the noun alluvial

What does alluvial mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: alluvials

  1. A deposition of sediment over a long period of time by a river; an alluvial layer.


Alluvial is an American thoroughbred mare racehorse. She is sired by U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee Buckpasser, who in turn was sired by the 1953 United States Horse of the Year, Tom Fool, out of the Hill Prince mare Bayou. Alluvial was a half-sister, through Bayou, to the graded stakes race winning filly Batteur, who won the Santa Monica Handicap, Santa Margarita Handicap, Santa Maria Handicap, and Santa Barbara Handicap, as well as the New York Handicap.

  • born in (47 years ago)


"Alluvial" is a book by Katherine Soniat.


  1. "Alluvial" is a musical album of M. Rösner.
    • released in (11 years ago)
  2. "Alluvial" is a musical album of Fetisch Park.
    • released in (19 years ago)

Phrases with Alluvial

  1. alluvial fan
  2. alluvial cone
  3. alluvial flat
  4. alluvial soil
  5. alluvial plain
  6. alluvial deposit
  7. alluvial sediment

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Google previewDictionary of Agronomy (1989)

by L. L. Somani

Alluvial Fan. The outspread sloping deposit of detrital material brought down by the action of water from neighbouring elevations upon a plain or open valley bottom and dropped where the stream gradient lessens abruptly, forming roughly a ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Engineering and Wastewater Treatment (2016)

by Alireza Bahadori, Scott T. Smith

Alluvial Pertaining to processes or materials associated with transportation or deposition of sediment by water. Describes material deposited by, or in transit in, flowing water. Alluvial Fan An accretion of sediments in a flow line characterized by ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Physical Geography (2015)

by David S. G. Thomas

alluvial channel A river channel that is cut in ALLUVIUM. This applies to most larger natural rivers; ones that are entirely developed in bedrock may be found in high-relief areas, but ...

Google previewDictionary of Natural Resource Management (2011)

by Katherine Dunster

alluvial See Fluvial. alluvial cone The material washed down mountain and hill slopes by ephemeral streams and deposited at the mouth of gorges in the form of a moderately steep conical mass descending equally in all ...

Google previewDictionary of Gems and Gemology (2013)

by Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai

alluvial; pertaining to or having the character of alluvium; deposited by the action of waves or of running water, also to pertain the ...

Google previewThe Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs (1844)

Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry by Cuthbert William Johnson

The Ganges annually overflows its banks, and deposits a rich alluvial soil over the country it inundates. This magnificent river was supposed to take its rise on the northern side of the Himalaya mountains, until it was proved, in 1819, ...

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Small photo of Backside Mother and Baby of Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros Foraging along Alluvial Grassland, Kaziranga National Park in the Morning, Assam State, India.Small photo of Closeup and Selective Focus Front View of Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros living along Tall Alluvial Grassland, Kaziranga National Park in the Morning, Assam State, India.Small photo of Closeup and Selective Focus Side View of Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros Foraging along Tall Alluvial Grassland in the Morning, Kaziranga National Park, Assam State, India.Small photo of Long Exposure of Alluvial Falls in Rocky Mountains in summerSmall photo of Moscow, Russia - February 01, 2018: A stamp printed in Namibia shows blue crystals of azurite, series "Oranjemund Alluvial Diamond Mine", circa 1991Small photo of water course in the alluvial forest at the river Danube near Tulln, AustriaSmall photo of Sand alluvial structures More...

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Scrabble value of A1L1L1U1V4I1A1L1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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