Definición de headwater en inglés:

headwater

Saltos de línea: head|water
Pronunciación: /ˈhɛdwɔːtə
 
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sustantivo

(usually headwaters)
A tributary stream of a river close to or forming part of its source: these paths follow rivers right up into their headwaters [as modifier]: headwater erosion
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Swindon's location, so close to the headwaters of the River Thames, does not sit well with the normal sewage treatment works programme that allows some dilution effect to deal with pollution.
  • Rather than gushing down a lush mountainside, the headwaters of the river seen in The Source puddle prosaically beside a suburban high school.
  • Upland valleys and the headwaters of fast-flowing rivers descend to the coast through some of the world's largest swamps.

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