Definition of Moraines

1. Noun. (plural of moraine) ¹



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Definition of Moraines

1. moraine [n] - See also: moraine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moraines

mopwater
mopy
mopying
moqueca
moquecas
moquette
moquettes
mor
mora
moraceous
morae
moraesite
moraic
morainal
moraine
moraines (current term)
morainic
moral
moral(a)
moral-panic
moral Mafia
moral arithmetic
moral ataxia
moral authority
moral code
moral excellence
moral fiber
moral fibre
moral fibres

Literary usage of Moraines

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"moraines, lateral, medial and terminal, are the general detritus of a glacier ... The medial moraines, of which each glacier usually has one fewer than the ..."

2. Final Report on the Geology of Massachusetts by Massachusetts Geological Survey, Edward Hitchcock (1841)
"1 find it often very difficult to recognise the different sorts of moraines ; but think the lateral moraines most common and distinct. ..."

3. Glaciers of North America: A Reading Lesson for Students of Geography and by Israel Cook Russell (1897)
"The characteristics of such abandoned moraines are frequently well exhibited ... Lateral moraines. — The debris accumulated on the borders of an ice stream, ..."

4. Glaciers of North America: A Reading Lesson for Students of Geography and by Israel Cook Russell (1897)
"The characteristics of such abandoned moraines are frequently well exhibited ... Lateral moraines. — The débris accumulated on the borders of an ice stream, ..."

5. Geology, Physical and Historical by Herdman Fitzgerald Cleland (1916)
"Submarginal moraines. — Another kind of moraine is formed under the sides of a ... This should not be confused with the lateral moraines of the surface (p. ..."

6. Geology, Physical and Historical by Herdman Fitzgerald Cleland (1916)
"Sub marginal moraines. — Another kind of moraine is formed under the sides of a ... This should not be confused with the lateral moraines of the surface (p. ..."

7. Physiography by Rollin D. Salisbury (1907)
"Lateral moraines of valley glaciers are much more likely to remain after the ice is gone than the corresponding terminal moraines, for the latter are more ..."

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