Definition of Plateaus

1. Verb. (third-person singular of plateau) ¹



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Definition of Plateaus

1. plateau [n] - See also: plateau

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plateaus

plate rack
plate rail
plate reader
plate tectonic theory
plate tectonics
plateable
plateasm
plateasms
plateau
plateau iris
plateau phase
plateau pulse
plateau striped whiptail
plateaued
plateauing
plateaus (current term)
plateaux
plated
plateful
platefuls
plateia
platel
platelayer
platelayers
plateless
plateless turtle
platelet
platelet-activating factor
platelet-aggregating factor

Literary usage of Plateaus

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1. Modern Geography for High Schools by Rollin D. Salisbury, Harlan Harland Barrows, Walter Sheldon Tower (1913)
"21), large plateaus occur for the most part in three classes of situations, ... plateaus are formed in various ways, (i) Some have been built by many lava ..."

2. Physiography by Rollin D. Salisbury (1919)
"It may be doubted whether the sea-level ever was lowered enough at one time to convert coastal plains into plateaus, and plateaus are not made by the ..."

3. Modern Geography for High Schools by Rollin D. Salisbury, Harlan Harland Barrows, Walter Sheldon Tower (1913)
"21), large plateaus occur for the most part in three classes of situations, ... plateaus are formed in various ways, (i) Some have been built by many lava ..."

4. Forest Physiography: Physiography of the United States and Principles of by Isaiah Bowman (1911)
"The separate districts may be called for convenience: I High plateaus of Utah: ... HIGH plateaus OF UTAH In any general view of the plateau country, ..."

5. Geology, Physical and Historical by Herdman Fitzgerald Cleland (1916)
"In the process of time mountains may be wholly reduced by erosion, and plains and plateaus bt formed in their place, which will have all the structural ..."

6. The Conservation of Natural Resources in the United States by Charles Richard Van Hise (1918)
"However, in the New England and Piedmont plateaus are many valleys of varying magnitude which have rich and fertile fields. The largest and most important ..."

7. The Pulse of Asia: A Journey in Central Asia Illustrating the Geographic by Ellsworth Huntington (1907)
"... AND THE INFLUENCE OF THE HIGH plateaus X HE great physical difference between the plateaus and the floor of the Lop basin has notable consequences in ..."

8. Comparative Geography by Carl Ritter (1865)
"plateaus of the Second Class. Elevated plains which are at once continuous and ... They are far more general over the whole earth than plateaus of the first ..."

9. Modern Geography for High Schools by Rollin D. Salisbury, Harlan Harland Barrows, Walter Sheldon Tower (1913)
"21), large plateaus occur for the most part in three classes of situations, ... plateaus are formed in various ways, (i) Some have been built by many lava ..."

10. Physiography by Rollin D. Salisbury (1919)
"It may be doubted whether the sea-level ever was lowered enough at one time to convert coastal plains into plateaus, and plateaus are not made by the ..."

11. Modern Geography for High Schools by Rollin D. Salisbury, Harlan Harland Barrows, Walter Sheldon Tower (1913)
"21), large plateaus occur for the most part in three classes of situations, ... plateaus are formed in various ways, (i) Some have been built by many lava ..."

12. Forest Physiography: Physiography of the United States and Principles of by Isaiah Bowman (1911)
"The separate districts may be called for convenience: I High plateaus of Utah: ... HIGH plateaus OF UTAH In any general view of the plateau country, ..."

13. Geology, Physical and Historical by Herdman Fitzgerald Cleland (1916)
"In the process of time mountains may be wholly reduced by erosion, and plains and plateaus bt formed in their place, which will have all the structural ..."

14. The Conservation of Natural Resources in the United States by Charles Richard Van Hise (1918)
"However, in the New England and Piedmont plateaus are many valleys of varying magnitude which have rich and fertile fields. The largest and most important ..."

15. The Pulse of Asia: A Journey in Central Asia Illustrating the Geographic by Ellsworth Huntington (1907)
"... AND THE INFLUENCE OF THE HIGH plateaus X HE great physical difference between the plateaus and the floor of the Lop basin has notable consequences in ..."

16. Comparative Geography by Carl Ritter (1865)
"plateaus of the Second Class. Elevated plains which are at once continuous and ... They are far more general over the whole earth than plateaus of the first ..."

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