flowage


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gradual internal motion or deformation of a solid body (as by heat)

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a body of water that has been created by deliberately flooding an area

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the act of flooding

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It is believed that the structural architecture of the Kalabagh Hills is mainly the result of contractile deformation and the presence of normal faults is the result of gravitational collapse caused by the flowage of ductile substrata underneath the Permian rocks.
Foliations in both the McMillan Flowage Formation (Baddeck River area) and Barachois River Metamorphic Suite (coastal plain area) are uniformly northerly striking, with steep to near-vertical dips.
In Boreal (BO) time these sediments were replaced by calcareous gyttja with a low content of terrigenous material, which witnesses to a low flowage of the lake basin and either stabilization or lowering of the water levels in the middle of the BO as a result of the aridization of the climate.
For 20 years, he worked to make this dream come true, and at last he acquired flowage rights on 30,000 acres in the watershed.
In the case of high shrinkage, flowage (sequential deformation) values are high.
He was looking more at the effects of sedimentation and wasn't able to address the effects of flooding or flowage from storm events.
Using this laboratory model two parameters can be controlled--temperature of light bulb (measured by thermistor) and air flowage (measured by vane flowmeter).
At high crystal or bubble contents, the lava may develop a nonzero strength, called the yield strength, which must be exceeded by the stress before any flowage of the lava can occur.
At much greater depths, in the zone of rock flowage, the rock is under such pressure that it deforms plastically.
Construction in and around wetlands may lead to slope failure and flowage.
A pair of bald eagles in northern Wisconsin's sprawling Chippewa Flowage are `mad as hell' because someone's been sleeping in their bed - and he's still there
The court found that the plaintiffs had a viable taking claim of a flowage easement because, by constructing the dam, the government caused the flooding that occurred on the plaintiffs' land.
The mechanisms proposed for the origin of these features include salt flowage, salt solution, and brittle plate gliding.
They understand which one of them has a PRSTO and which has an option, although they might call the option something else, for example, a right-of-way or a flowage right.