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riverbed

[′riv·ər‚bed]
(geology)
The channel which contains, or formerly contained, a river.
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Until, two weeks later, Kevin Quirin found the camera as he was exploring the river bed.
Up to 400,000 cubic metres of material will be taken from the river bed and there will be disturbance of sediments.
He said that passage of flood peak at river bed is necessary for fertility of katcha land as it will help in achieving maximum crops production.
They have asked the Environment Agency to look at the river bed conditions and in the meantime are seeking a temporary road closure allowing the ford to remain closed for a further 21 days.
The deputy commissioner, presiding over a meeting of relevant departments here on Tuesday to finalise arrangements to cope with floods, said the displaced people from river bed areas should be provided shelter and other facilities in tent cities instead of accomodating them in schools.
A FORD notorious for hapless motorists getting stuck in mid-stream is to remain closed pending an investigation of nearby river bed conditions.
A ROW has erupted over where an ancient ship should be displayed once it is raised from a river bed.
Perhaps the tortuous wait for the promised new pounds 10.5m cruise liner terminal could be accelerated by retrieving the wreckage from the river bed and simply reconstructing it.
Taking cues from the adjacent arroyo - a usually dry river bed from which the city rather optimistically takes its name - the Surge Building starts as the inverse of the valley, erupting into view to be eroded by paths and light traps and metaphorical boulders as Israel's design adapts its initial massiveness to the organic patterns of its users.
Tenders are invited for building construction consisting mainly in the repair of existing transverse structures and bank fortifications in the Velka Stanovnice river bed, in km.
Former Karachi Nazim Naimatullah Khan wanted to convert the 36km-long and one kilometre wide dry Malir river bed as a park but could not start the project.
HYDERABAD -- The concerned district administrations of Hyderabad Division have issued warning to over 0.4 million people who reside in the river bed to move themselves to safer places or the relief camps in order to avoid any human loss as a result of flood peak expected to be passed through River Indus within couples of dys.