freshet


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

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the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow

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Lightship Works' ease of use and flexibility has allowed the platform to gain traction in day-to-day industrial operations as well as during critical event response, including during the recent disastrous freshet and wildfire seasons in British Columbia.
Teen Lacey Freshet and her friends have lived at the Jersey shore all their lives, immersed in a world that replete with the usual angst and teen concerns.
This nation is like a spring freshet; it overruns its banks and destroys all who are in its path.
Also, another freshet is expected in Chenab on 12/13th August.
We are particularly indebted to Carlos Bailon (Don Gabino) and Don Nelson, the crew of the Ranger patrolling boats, Elsa Freshet, Janai Yepez, and all the volunteers who helped during the project's fieldtrips.
Mark Flanagan, a royal chef, is leading his entire team to prepare the most sumptuous and freshet food for the wedding.
2015), the water balance of each lake follows a strong seasonal cycle (Lenters 2004) that depends on propagation of the spring freshet through tributaries and the channels that connect the lakes (Fortin and Gronewold 2012) and on increases in lake evaporation in the late fall and early winter.
Defining optimal freshwater flow for oyster production: effects of freshet rate and magnitude of change and duration on eastern oysters and Perkinsus marinus infection.
From the end of the spring freshet until winter ice forms, rivers discharge under open water conditions.
"There are two reasons: there's the (pickerel) spawning, and there's also our water management operation with regards to freshet (the flow of water resulting from spring thaw).
The spring freshet, when winter snow and ice melt, releases a deluge of water that sweeps soil, rock flour, and plants into the river channel and dumps all of the previous year's debris into the ocean.
But it did offer a few fun spring terms, including freshet, which is the annual spring rise in streams in cold climates as a result of snow melt, and frog storm, the first bad weather in spring after a warm period.
By using a canal instead of a river, for instance, lumbermen were no longer "compelled to overstock the market at the Spring freshet, and thus subject themselves to diminished prices and unreasonable exactions.
It asserts that a 150 km route down the Skeena River from Terrace would be 65 km longer and entail a 20 km tunnel and a river crossing, and that the route is susceptible to flooding from the Skeena freshet and prone to landslides and seismic activity.