Definition of Downwashes

1. Noun. (plural of downwash) ¹



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Definition of Downwashes

1. downwash [n] - See also: downwash

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Downwashes

downvoted
downvotes
downvoting
downward
downward(a)
downward(ip)
downward-sloping
downward drainage
downward spiral
downwardly
downwardness
downwardnesses
downwards
downwarp
downwash
downwashes (current term)
downweed
downweigh
downweighed
downweighing
downweighs
downwelling
downwind
downwinder
downy
downy ash
downy birch
downy brome
downy cheat

Literary usage of Downwashes

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1. Transactions by Thomas Southwell, Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society (1904)
"Sometimes downwashes of gravel from the uplands are of sufficient importance to have shallow gravel-pits opened in them, or buildings msv be erected on ..."

2. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1906)
"Repeated observations were necessary, inasmuch as there were not only downwashes of greensand, but slipped masses of Lias on the cliff-fronts, ..."

3. Stanford's Geological Atlas of Great Britain: Based on Reynold's Geological by Horace Bolingbroke Woodward (1904)
"Clay-vales locally have their heavy soils ameliorated by downwashes of lighter materials from bordering hills, so that on isolated hills and on the brows of ..."

4. Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and the Museum by Geological Survey of Great Britain (1904)
"The fertility of low-lying clay-lands is often conspicuously improved by these downwashes. In interpreting the Geological maps, attention must not only be ..."

5. Soils and Subsoils from a Sanitary Point of View: With Especial Reference to by Horace Bolingbroke Woodward (1906)
"In many places the soil is lightened by relics of former deposits that once extended over the area, or by downwashes from hills capped by gravel. (See p. ..."

6. The Jurassic Rocks of Britain by Geological Survey of Great Britain, Charles Edward Fox-Strangways, Horace Bolingbroke Woodward (1895)
"... while it is improved by downwashes from the escarpments formed by overlying strata. Near the junction with the Portland Sands, or with the Lower or ..."

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