Share this entry

Share this page

aeolian

Saltos de línea: ae|olian
Pronunciación: /iːˈəʊlɪən
 
/
(US also eolian)

Definición de aeolian en inglés:

adjetivo

chiefly Geology
Relating to or arising from the action of the wind: fluvial and eolian sediments
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Where cored the Auk Formation is easily identified because of the preservation of aeolian dune facies.
  • The term also acknowledges the predominant aeolian dune component of the coastal barriers.
  • The shallow soils are derived from fluvial gravel overlain by multiple ash deposits and aeolian dust.

Origen

early 17th century: from the name Aeolus + -ian.

Definición de aeolian en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día cumbersome
Pronunciación: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…