Examples from the Web for alluvion
The deposites of alluvion along the banks betray a similar origin of gradual accumulation by the annual floods.
As the alluvion is carried on, the slope of the stream will become steeper and steeper the higher one goes.
I examined the contents with great care and found a few grains of gold in the alluvion!My Friends the Savages|Giovanni Battista Cerruti
The new channels are made of a cross-section to enable the water to carry on its alluvion and silt.
The level surface of this alluvion is illustrated by the very slight descent of the Jhelam.
British Dictionary definitions for alluvion
- the wash of the sea or of a river
- an overflow or flood
- matter deposited as sediment; alluvium