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braided channel

[ breyd-id chan-l ]

noun

  1. a network of channels formed in a river that has a great amount of sediment and a fluctuating pattern of discharge: the braiding effect is created by the formation of braid bars, around which the individual channels flow.


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Origin of braided channel1

First recorded in 1900–05

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