entrenched stream

entrenched stream

[en′trencht ′strēm]
(hydrology)
A stream that flows in a valley or narrow trench cut into a plain or relatively level upland. Also spelled intrenched stream.
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Claire and Storch (1983) compared vegetation composition and water temperature within and downstream from an un-replicated exclosure on a small entrenched stream in semiarid eastern Oregon.