subaqueous


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subaqueous

[¦səb′ā·kwē·əs]
(hydrology)
Pertaining to conditions and processes occurring in, under, or beneath the surface of water, especially fresh water.
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Varigrained, often coarse-grained textures of deposits, their sedimentary structures indicating the development of erosional surfaces and channels, lingoid subaqueous dunes and bars, the dominant current direction and channel orientation to the south, southeast and southwest, as well as the absence of tidal features (e.
1990): Classification of large-scale subaqueous bedforms: a new look at an old problem.
A species discourse analysis tends to shed a harsh light on the 1921 coda to The Fox, which sentences the human female to a dark, subaqueous existence, while it endows the male with the freedom to create new worlds.
However, as George Orwell (1946) put it in his Politics and the English Language: "Bad writers, and especially scientific, political, and sociological writers, are nearly always haunted by the notion that Latin or Greek words are grander than Saxon ones, and unnecessary words like expedite, ameliorate, predict, extraneous, deracinated, clandestine, subaqueous, and hundreds of others constantly gain ground.
Upper members of the middle interval are intercalated with subaqueous basaltic and andesitic members of the upper volcanic assemblage.
Formations in the Grand Canyon Supergroup reflect a variety of depositional settings, including low energy flow (with accompanying ripple marks), mudflat, subaqueous delta, floodplain, tidal flat, shallow subtidal to intertidal, tide/wave affected shoreline, and high energy flow environments.
The channel will be dredged along its existing line and some way out to sea, while the old subaqueous tunnel has been removed and replaced with a new services tunnel.
Much of the gypsum is nodular (chicken-wire structure), but the vertically elongate nodules in some beds suggest a relict, initial fabric of crystal masses that grew vertically, typical of subaqueous deposition (Schreiber et al.
Subaqueous shrinkage cracks from the Caithness Flagstone Series (middle Devonian) of northeast Scotland.
Demas and Rabenhorst (2001), facing a similar challenge, developed a new set of soil-forming factors for subaqueous soils (permanently submersed soils) by combining and expanding upon Jenny's factors and factors of sediment formation proposed by Folger (1972a, 1972b).
4) This damage takes place on movable and stationary structures such as boats, petroliferous or gas platforms, oceanographic investigation implements, thermal energy conversion plants, and subaqueous wounding equipment.