Definición de pluvial en inglés:

pluvial

Saltos de línea: plu|vial
Pronunciación: /ˈpluːvɪəl
 
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chiefly Geology

adjetivo

  • Relating to or characterized by rainfall: the alternation of pluvial and arid periods in the Quaternary
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Left by a passing glacier, the boulders acted as umbrellas to the softer rock beneath, protecting it from pluvial erosion.
    • Evidence of pluvial lakes have been used in the reconstruction of palaeoclimates, using shoreline evidence and analysis of lake sediments to link lake levels to climate.
    • That is, if the pluvial conditions are such that a rainbow is produced, then that rainbow will look very different from the norm.

sustantivo

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  • A period marked by increased rainfall.

Origen

mid 17th century: from Latin pluvialis, from pluvia 'rain'.

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