Definition of Aggrades
1. Verb. (third-person singular of aggrade) ¹
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Definition of Aggrades
1. aggrade [v] - See also: aggrade
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Literary usage of Aggrades
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1904)
"The result is that the tributary aggrades its lower course until it has a proper gradient out to its main. When this is accomplished, topographic adjustment ..."
2. Geographical Essays by William Morris Davis (1909)
"... stream may continue to work actively in wearing or building its banks laterally, however slowly such a stream aggrades or degrades its valley floor. ..."
3. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"Just so long as the current aggrades (builds up) the seabottom offshore, the waves will prograde (build forward) the shore. Following Davis we may call any ..."
4. Physiography by Rollin D. Salisbury (1919)
"load, it aggrades its valley (Fig.). If, later, the source of the excessive load is removed, the stream sets to work to remove that which was temporarily ..."
5. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1904)
"In other words, the stream in flood aggrades its plain, and degrades its channel. This follows from the fact that the current is sluggish in the former ..."
6. Dams and Rivers: Primer on the Downstream Effects of Dams by Michael Collier, Robert H. Webb, John C. Schmidt (1998)
"Sometimes the river scours its bed during floods or high flows of long The Salt River at Canyon Creek duration; sometimes it builds up (aggrades) its bed ..."
7. A College Text-book of Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1909)
"In other words, the stream in flood aggrades its plain, and degrades its channel. This follows from the fact that the current is slow in the former position ..."
8. Modern Geography for High Schools by Rollin D. Salisbury, Harlan Harland Barrows, Walter Sheldon Tower (1913)
"Thus if a stream is supplied for a time with an excess of load, it aggrades (builds up) its valley. If, later, the excess of sediment ceases, ..."