progressive sorting

progressive sorting

[prə′gres·iv ′sȯrd·iŋ]
(geology)
Sorting of sedimentary particles in the downcurrent direction, resulting in a systematic downcurrent decrease in the mean grain size of the sediment.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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