Definition of Creek bed

1. Noun. A channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a stream.

Exact synonyms: Streambed
Generic synonyms: Bed, Bottom
Specialized synonyms: Dry Wash, Wash



Definition of Creek bed

1. Noun. The bed of a stream ¹

2. Noun. The dry channel that was formerly the path of a stream ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Creek bed

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1884)
"3 Upper part of Village creek bed Lower part of Village creek bed ;...„— Newcastle vein Black Creek vein, sample No. ..."

2. The California earthquake of April 18, 1906: Report of the state earthquake by Andrew Cowper Lawson, Harry Fielding Reid (1908)
"... nary building sand from a creek bed, combined with various amounts of water. Some experiments were made with gravel, but lack of time and the necessity ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1913)
"The fill of earth extends down into the creek bed at the bottom, and slopes upward, leaving an opening of 210 feet at the rails ..."

4. Biennial report by North Dakota Geological Survey (1908)
"Sandstone 10 Bed K - L: Coal 6 7 Sandstone and shale 43 Bed J: Coal 35 Shale 8 Sandstone, to creek bed 21 Three miles above the mouth of Beaver creek, ..."

5. The Klondike Stampede by Tappan Adney, Edwin Tappan Adney (1899)
"Miners often IDEAL PLAN OF CREEK CLAIM, SHOWING RELATION OF PAY STREAK TO CREEK BED deceive themselves by not averaging the dirt, and find on cleaning up ..."

6. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1859)
"On Eaw Hide Butte creek, bed D approximates more closely in its character to the turtle bed В of the vertical section. On an exposed area, not more than ..."

7. Diamonds and Gold in South Africa by Theodore Reunert (1893)
"Flowing, as it does, down the clip of the sedimentary formation, the lowest layers of the formation are of necessity the first to outcrop in the creek bed. ..."

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