Definition of downcut in English:


Syllabification: down·cut
Pronunciation: /ˈdounˌkət

verb (downcuts, downcutting, past and past participle downcut)

[no object] Geology
  • (Of a river) erode downward through its bed.
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    • After two winters, Canon Creek has downcut approximately 3 feet and has a deeper, more defined channel.
    • Once a channel starts to downcut, it usually does not stop until it has caused a lot more erosion.

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