Definition of alluvial in English:


Line breaks: al¦lu|vial
Pronunciation: /əˈl(j)uːvɪəl


  • Relating to or derived from alluvium: rich alluvial soils
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    • Above these sedimentary rocks is a sequence of interbedded alluvial floodplain deposits and palaeosols.
    • A tube containing 6 grams of alluvial gold from the Cernavaia River also has a bicolor character.
    • Silicate minerals constitute most alluvial sediment on Earth.

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