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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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The following equations for the prediction of interill and rill erodibility values for use in Eqns 3 and 6 were developed using stepwise multiple regression procedures.
Ripping significantly reduced soil loss by rill erosion during both dry and wet winters.
Another option: Showroom flooring is available for as little as $5 per foot, says Rill. And if you won't be parking cars in the garage and are instead using it as a "man cave or a she-shed," Mannarino says, consider upgrading the flooring with something you'd normally use inside the house.
Walls come next: 'Why is the garage always just a drywall box?' Rill asks.
where [D.sub.c] is the flow detachment capacity (kg [m.sup.-2] [s.sup.-1]), [K.sub.r] is the rill erodibility (s [m.sup.-1]), [tau] is the flow shear stress (Pa), and [[tau].sub.c] is the critical shear stress (Pa).
Rill's analysis might be of interest to people in the long-term care insurance (LTCI) community because the LTC labor supply could affect how much care LTCI holders will be able to afford and what type of care they will get.
For flowing water, you need to create a gradient over the length of the rill.
Thomas Hoblyn's 'Cornish memories' design consisted of three sinuous rills flowing into plunge pool with three modern containers to the side full of water
"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.
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.