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Definition of the verb aggrade

What does aggrade mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: aggraded | aggrading | aggrades

  1. build up to a level by depositing sediment
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • antonym: degrade
    • more generic word: grade = level to the right gradient

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

Channels aggrade whensediment supply exceeds transport capacity,and degrade when thereverse is true. Redrawn from a widely circulated but unpublished drawingbyW. BorlandoftheUSA Bureau ofReclamation, basedonan equation ...

Google previewEnvironmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory (2000)

by Thomas M. Pankratz

air curtain aggrade To build up the level or slope of a river bed or valley by the deposit of sediment. AGI Acute gastrointestinal illnesses. AgidiscĀ® Disc filter with integrated agitation system by Baker Process. Agisac Sock-type screening sack ...

Google previewSpecial Edition - Environmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory (2000)

by Thomas M. Pankratz

air curtain aggrade To build up the level or slope of a river bed or valley by the deposit of sediment. AGI Acute gastrointestinal illnesses. AgidiscĀ® Disc filter with integrated agitation system by Baker Process. Agisac Sock-type screening sack ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Earth Sciences (1976)

by S.E. Stiegeler

The difference in load-carrying capacity between the swash and backwash of prevalent waves determines whether a beach will aggrade or degrade. Whilst flat waves tend to produce a strong swash, steep waves, which break vertically onto ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Earth Science (2009)

by Jacqueline Smith

The difference in load- carrying capacity between the swash and backwash of prevalent waves determines whether a beach will aggrade or degrade. Whereas flat waves tend to produce a strong swash, steep waves, which break vertically ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Earth and Space Science (2010)

by Timothy M. Kusky, Katherine E. Cullen

seemed to aggrade or rise as well. however, it took 250 years before quantitative evidence demonstrated that the construction of levees and other flood-control measures constricted the river and caused flood stages to rise higher and faster, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

It is characterized by a graded bed, a comparatively slow and uniform current, a meandering course, a tendency to aggrade its channel, a broad uniform valley or flood plain, and a tributary country reduced to very low relief by its own work.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

It is characterized by a graded bed, a comparatively slow and uniform current, a meandering course, a tendency to aggrade its channel, a broad uniform valley or flood plain, and a tributary country reduced to very low relief by its own work.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary Supplement (1909)

It is characterized by a graded bed, a comparatively slow and uniform current, a meandering course, a tendency to aggrade its channel, a broad uniform valley or flood plain, and a tributary country reduced to very low relief by its own work.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1909)

It is characterized by a graded bed, a comparatively slow and uniform current, a meandering course, a tendency to aggrade its channel, a broad uniform valley or flood plain, and a tributary country reduced to very low relief by its own work.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

It is characterized by a graded bed, a comparatively slow and uniform current, a meandering course, a tendency to aggrade its channel, a broad uniform valley or flood plain, and a tributary country reduced to very low relief by its own work.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1910)

It is characterized by a graded bed, a comparatively slow and uniform current, a meandering course, a tendency to aggrade its channel, a broad uniform valley or flood plain, and a tributary country reduced to very low relief by its own work.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

[aggrade + -otion.] The act or process of aggrading, or the state of being aggraded; in geol., the act of aggrading, as in depositing detritus upon a valley floor, the slope of the depositing stream being maintained at an almost constant value.

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Video shows what aggrade means. to raise the level of a river bed by the deposition of sediment. Aggrade Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of A1G2G2R1A1D2E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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