slope wash

slope wash

[′slōp ‚wäsh]
(geology)
The mass-wasting process, assisted by nonchanneled running water, by which rock and soil is transported down a slope, specifically, sheet erosion.
The material that is or has been transported.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Slope washes are formed due to mechanical destruction and the movement of the separated parts based on the gravity force on the domain and finally the accumulation of the materials.