Definition of Outwashes

1. outwash [n] - See also: outwash



Lexicographical Neighbors of Outwashes

outwall
outwalls
outwar
outward
outward-bound
outward-developing
outward-moving
outwardly
outwardness
outwardnesses
outwards
outwarred
outwarring
outwars
outwash
outwashes (current term)
outwaste
outwasted
outwastes
outwasting
outway
outways
outwear
outwearied
outwearies
outwearing

Literary usage of Outwashes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1920)
"Beginning in the Lehigh Valley, in 1892, EH Williams, Jr.,3 found that the sculpturing of the Kansan outwashes antedated the deposition of the universal ..."

2. Pennsylvania Glaciation, First Phase: Materials for a Discussion of the by Edward Higginson Williams (1917)
"outwashes Strictly speaking the earliest of these came from the action of No. 8 in moving up Genesee Valley, but its distribution and deposition was in ..."

3. Permafrost: Second International Conference, July 13-28, 1973 : USSR by Frederick J. Sanger, Peter J. Hyde (1978)
"While in the valleys cutting through the outwashes and extending from the side of the glacier, the water sources were the same as in the ice marginal ..."

4. The Shameless Diary of an Explorer by Robert Dunn (1907)
"... to a cinch line tied to a willow, and thrown them where the foaming silt water outwashes a steam laundry. ..."

5. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1914)
"... it is not impossible that they were in part glacial outwashes from localized centers of dispersion, and in that case a gap might have been left in the ..."

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