Definition of Aggradation

1. Noun. (geology) accretion or deposition ¹



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Definition of Aggradation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aggradation

agglutinatively
agglutinin
agglutinins
agglutinogen
agglutinogenic
agglutinogens
agglutinophilic
agglutinoscope
agglutins
agglutogen
agglutogenic
aggrace
aggraced
aggraces
aggracing
aggradation (current term)
aggradational
aggradations
aggrade
aggraded
aggrades
aggrading
aggrandise
aggrandised
aggrandises
aggrandising
aggrandizable
aggrandization

Literary usage of Aggradation

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1. Military Geology and Topography: A Presentation of Certain Phases of Geology by Herbert Ernest Gregory (1918)
"aggradation. An alluvial stream is usually an aggrading or up-building ... In its simplest form aggradation results in building up the bed of the stream. ..."

2. Geography of the Middle Illinois Valley by Harlan Harland Barrows (1910)
"POST-GLACIAL aggradation BY THE ILLINOIS RIVER. The transporting power of a stream is dependent upon its velocity, which in turn is controlled by its ..."

3. Earth Features and Their Meaning: An Introduction to Geology for the Student by William Herbert Hobbs (1912)
"The balance between degradation and aggradation. — We have J"?Rm that the power to transport rock fragments is augmented at a ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"3) A second episode with perennial ponds occurred after the Sahaba maximum and before the following Arkin aggradation. 4) Erosion and deposition in the ..."

5. Illinois State Geological Survey Bulletin by Illinois State Geological Survey (1910)
"POST-GLACIAL aggradation BY THE ILLINOIS RIVER. The transporting power of a stream is dependent upon its velocity, which in turn is controlled by its ..."

6. Ecology, Diversity and Sustainability of the Middle Rio Grande Basin edited by Deborah M. Finch, Joseph A. Tainter (1996)
"Thus, arroyo and tributary deposits created base-level controls along the mainstream and strongly influenced the processes of degradation and aggradation ..."

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