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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

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for aggrade

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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 Redrawn from a widely circulated but unpublished drawingbyW.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 previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

ag- (aggrade); al- (allege); an- (announce); ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Volcanoes (2015)

by Haraldur Sigurdsson, Bruce Houghton, Steve McNutt, Hazel Rymer, John Stix

An increasing body of evidence indicates that deposits of both hyperconcentrated flows and debris flows aggrade progressively. Stratification in deposits of transitional or hyperconcentrated flows is clear evidence of progressive aggradation.

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. Agidisc® Disc filter with integrated agitation system by Baker Process. Agisac Sock-type screening sack ...

Google previewDictionary 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 previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-ade, aid, aide, bade, blade, braid, cade, clade, fade, glade, grade, hade, jade, lade, laid, made, maid, neighed, paid, raid, rayed, shade, spade, stade, staid, suede, they'd, trade, wade; abrade, afraid, aggrade, air raid, arcade, Band-Aid, ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

afraid, aggrade, arcade, Band-Aid, barmaid, Belgrade, blockade, bondmaid, bridesmaid, brigade, brocade, cascade, Cascade, charade, clichéd, cockade, corrade, cross-trade, crusade, decade, degrade, dissuade, downgrade, evade, ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

amplify, assemble, augment, boost, develop, enhance, expand, extend, fortify, heighten, improve, increase, intensify, plug, promote, publicise, reinforce, strengthen build up surface level aggrade build-up unfinished work backlog built- in bed ...

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.

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Aggrade Meaning

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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