interflow

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interflow

[′in·tər‚flō]
(hydrology)
The water, derived from precipitation, that infiltrates the soil surface and then moves laterally through the upper layers of soil above the water table until it reaches a stream channel or returns to the surface at some point downslope from its point of infiltration.
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This assertion of global networks contributing to cultural and information interflows resonates with Arjun Appadurai's (1990) imbrication of technoscapes and mediascapes.
21) Being in this state, a man interflows inside himself, is identified with the state of infinitely remote future of organization of the universe.
The frequently conflicting or sometimes mutually inclusive existence of one's many faces of 'who s/he is'--in terms of gender, ethnicity, sexuality, class, physicality and others, by the same token, surfaces easily in online textual exchanges and interflows.
Weakly developed and transitional massive bedding in the WGD does not necessarily refer to seasonal freeze--thaw cycles but may represent sediment-saturated low-viscosity interflows and surge currents (Miall 1990).