Definition of Estuarine

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or found in estuaries.

Exact synonyms: Estuarial
Partainyms: Estuary, Estuary
Derivative terms: Estuary



Definition of Estuarine

1. a. Pertaining to an estuary; estuary.

Definition of Estuarine

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to an estuary ¹

2. Adjective. (geology) Formed in an estuary by alluvial deposition ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Estuarine

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Estuarine

estrones
estros
estrous
estrous cycle
estrual
estrum
estrums
estrus detection
estrus synchronization
estruses
ests
estuarial
estuaries
estuarine (current term)
estuary
estuate
estuated
estuates
estuating
estuation
estuations
estufa
estufas
esture
esu
esurience
esuriences
esuriencies

Literary usage of Estuarine

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1. Bulletin by Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology (1908)
"estuarine. The idea of estuarine origin was held by Crosby in connection with ... 90), expressions which might be interpreted as implying estuarine origin. ..."

2. Biennial report by North Dakota Geological Survey (1906)
"estuarine CLAYS. estuarine clays are those deposited in long narrow arms of the ... An estuarine deposit is necessarily long and narrow, with a basin shaped ..."

3. The Journal of Science (1864)
"... as was shown by Professor Forbes, the fresh-water and estuarine strata which occur there contain fossils exhibiting remarkable modifications of form ..."

4. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1873)
"The marine and estuarine beds occur intercalated with each other along the ... A very narrow belt of mixed estuarine and fluviatile alluvium stretches up ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"58), stating that though the sand underlying the warp probably rested directly on the chalk, the deposit was an estuarine clay of interglacial age. ..."

6. Manual of Geology: Theoretical and Practical by John Phillips (1885)
"These estuarine beds pass up into a marine group, known in England as the Lower ... We must, therefore, admit the fluviatile or estuarine equivalency of the ..."

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