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headward

/ (ˈhɛdwəd) /

adjective

(of river erosion) cutting backwards or upstream above the original source, which recedes

adverb

a variant of headwards

Nearby words

headstream, headstrong, headstrongly, headwaiter, headwall, headward, headwards, headwaters, headway, headwear, headwind
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