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(also nick point)

Definition of knick point in English:

noun

Geology
An abrupt change of gradient in the profile of a stream or river, typically due to a change in the rate of erosion.

Origin

early 20th century: partial translation of German Knickpunkt, from Knick 'bend' + Punkt 'point'.

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