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Synonyms and Antonyms of alluvion

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alluvion

synonym (synonym of alluvion)

hypernym (alluvion IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down (noun.object)
    matter that has been deposited by some natural process (noun.object)
     
  • gradual formation of new land, by recession of the sea or deposit of sediment (noun.process)
    (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified (noun.process)
     
  • the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land (noun.phenomenon)
    a natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth (noun.phenomenon)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF alluvion relation)

  • clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down (noun.object)
    a low triangular area of alluvial deposits where a river divides before entering a larger body of water (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    an alluvial deposit that contains particles of some valuable mineral (noun.object)
     
  • the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land (noun.phenomenon)
    flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    a sudden local flood of great volume and short duration (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    (Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah; it was brought by God upon the earth because of more.. (noun.phenomenon)
     

substance holonym (SUBSTANCE OF relation)

  • clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down (noun.object)
    a fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over flood plains or in river beds (noun.substance)
     

derivation (.... is derived from alluvion)

  • (adj.pert)
    of or relating to alluvium (adj.pert)
     
  • the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land (noun.phenomenon)
    cover with liquid, usually water (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    fill or cover completely, usually with water (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid (verb.contact)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym substance holonym derivation deluge flood inundation alluvial deposit deposit sediment geological phenomenon geologic process geological process delta placer debacle flash flood noachian deluge noah and the flood alluvial soil alluvial flood deluge inundate swamp

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