alluvion


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Synonyms for alluvion

an abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain

Synonyms for alluvion

gradual formation of new land, by recession of the sea or deposit of sediment

the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land

clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down

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As a result of the merger, Alluvion is one of the largest privately owned staffing firms in the Northeast Florida region.
(70) Land acquired by us through alluvion also becomes ours under the same law.
Before setting up his own house, however, Thoreau apparently did not dig down through alluvion to plant its foundations on a hard bottom (Maynard, "House Revisited" 23).
Let us settle ourselves, and work and wedge our feet downward through the mud and slush of opinion, and prejudice, and tradition, and delusion, and appearance, that alluvion which covers the globe, through Paris and London, through New York and Boston and Concord, through church and state, through poetry and philosophy and religion, till we come to a hard bottom and rocks in place, which we can call reality, and say, This is, and no mistake; and then begin, having a point d'appui, below freshet and frost and fire, a place where you might found a wall or a state, or set a lamppost safely, or perhaps a gauge, not a Nilometer, but a Realometer, that future ages might know how deep a freshet of shams and appearances had gathered from time to time.
Alluvion Investments, LLC, Jason Kaminski, 87432 Halderson Rd.
Thus, in the case of "accretion," defined as the gradual depositing of alluvion (sand, sediment, or other deposits) so as to enlarge one's tract, the owner of the tract becomes the happy owner of the accreted area as well.
Lessee of Hunt, (120) although the plaintiff in error claimed under a federal statute specifically confirming certain incomplete Spanish concessions, the Court denied review because the issue between the parties was one of alluvion that was not a matter of federal law.
Within that diversity, entrepreneurial ag is alive and well, says Susan Matsushima, president of Alluvion Inc., Oahu's largest nursery, and one of the founders of the North Shore Agricultural Group.
One often-cited example is Susan Matsushima of Alluvion Inc., who organized last fall's first "North Shore Agricultural Days." Daiei sponsored the well-received event, which featured tasting and product samplings from over 40 farms, ranches and small businesses in the area.
Alluvion Inc., a nursery run by Susan Matsushima, has 20 acres of land including the old Meadow Gold dairy, which closed in the early 1990's.
(1976c): "Les alluvions fluviatiles des fleuves cotiers dans le Roussillon (Tet, Tech, Agly)".
the BwO is that glacial reality where the alluvions, sedimentations, coagulations, foldings, and recoilings that compose an organism--and also a signification and a subject--occur.