Definición de longshore drift en inglés:

longshore drift

Saltos de línea: long|shore drift
Pronunciación: /lɒŋʃɔːˈdrɪft
 
/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
The movement of material along a coast by waves which approach at an angle to the shore but recede directly away from it.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Linear, prograding coasts are the consequence of a substantial supply of sediment derived by transport along the coast by longshore drift and coastal currents.
  • Rising sea levels and longshore drift since the ice age have created a remarkable, 500 km-long beach.
  • The homogenization is believed to be the result of depositional processes such as longshore drift and storm activity that rework and mix detritus that may have been originally more stratified.

Definición de longshore drift en:

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Más sobre longshore drift

Palabras cercanas

Más palabras en esta categoría

backveld berm drawdown geo globe
Palabra del día demoralize
Pronunciación: dɪˈmɒrəlʌɪz
verb
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope