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rill

1. a brook or stream; rivulet
2. a small channel or gulley, such as one formed during soil erosion
3. one of many winding cracks on the moon

rill

[ril]
(astronomy)
A crooked, narrow crack on the moon's surface; may be a kilometer or more in width and a few to several hundred kilometers in length. Also spelled rille.
(geology)
A small, transient runnel.
(hydrology)
A small brook or stream.
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Rill erodibility of concentrated flow is greatly influenced by soil properties.
For flowing water, you need to create a gradient over the length of the rill.
Accuracy of methods for field assessment of rill and ephemeral gully erosion " Catena, 67: 10.
when Welch launched the Society at a two-day meeting in Indianapolis, Rill Grede was one of the first to be invited, and among the first of the new organization's members.
Many of the 64 active clients have other family members providing the ongoing advocacy and just want By Their Side there as a resource in case they run into problems," Rill points out.
Douglas Rill, a realtor with Century 21 America's Choice Realty in West Palm Beach, said the county's condo market is nine months past its January bottom, citing data from the county's Multiple Listing Service.
A diocesan spokesman said the diocese and Catholic Charities are working to rill the gap with similar services.
During the summer of 2007, Blue Rill Day Camp conducted a study of thirty CITs to determine the extent to which their leadership skills and affinities were enhanced as a result of their participation in the CIT program.
Ephemeral gullies are common features on agricultural landscapes and can sometimes lead to soil losses that exceed losses from sheet or rill erosion.
pounds 400 High Street vouchers - Week 2: C Kitson, Tandem; K Rill, Huddersfield; B Lawrence, Golcar; E Womble, Brackenhall.
Not surprisingly, customer interest is high," says Frank Rill, lithographic sheet sales and marketing director for Novelis.
Not surprisingly, customer interest is high," said Frank Rill, lithographic sheet sales and marketing director for Novelis.