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Nile River delta, Egypt

del·ta

 (dĕl′tə)
n.
1. The fourth letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
2. An object shaped like a triangle.
3.
a. A usually triangular alluvial deposit at the mouth of a river.
b. A similar deposit at the mouth of a tidal inlet, caused by tidal currents.
4. Mathematics A finite increment in a variable.
adj. Chemistry
1. Being in the fourth position relative to a designated carbon atom in an organic molecule at which an atom or a group may be substituted.
2. Referring to the fourth of a group of isomers, or molecules of similar origin or properties, determined arbitrarily by those who discover or classify them. Used in combination.

[Middle English, from Latin, from Greek, of Phoenician origin; see dl in Semitic roots.]

del·ta′ic (-tā′ĭk), del′tic (-tĭk) adj.

Del·ta

 (dĕl′tə)
An area of the south-central United States extending on either side of the Mississippi River from Memphis, Tennessee, to Vicksburg, Mississippi. An important cotton-producing region, it is noted for its folk culture, especially as the home of some of the earliest blues music.
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HYDERABAD -- The two day National Field Excursion training workshop on ' Indus river deltaic depositional system and facies' was held at Centre for Coastal and Deltaic Studies University of Sindh Campus Thatta.
THATTA -- A two-day national field excursion training workshop on 'Indus River Deltaic Depositional System' was held at Centre for Coastal and Deltaic Studies University of Sindh Campus Thatta.
JAMSHORO -- Two Day National Field Excursion training workshop on ' Indus river deltaic depositional system and facies'was held at Centre for Coastal and Deltaic Studies University of Sindh Campus Thatta.
The fish survived in adjoining deltaic waters on smaller fish and shrimp and the only harm it could cause to fishermen was when it collided accidentally underwater with small-sized boats, he said.
HYDERABAD -- The Centre for Coastal and Deltaic Studies University of Sindh Campus Thatta in collaboration with Federation Handicap International- Pakistan organized One Day Seminar On 'Climate Change and Coastal Issues in Sindh: Academic and Research Institutions' Perspective'.
Working in the coastal and deltaic region of Sindh, the Indus Earth Trust (IET) has been involved in programmes to improve livelihoods by promoting green energy.
In the running phase, the two-headed arm muscle, the deltaic muscle, and the large pectoral muscle are predominantly strained to hold the javelin in its horizontal position.
The interpretation of newly reprocessed 2D seismic on the permit, as part of the WA-521-P first year work program, has revealed several significant prospects and many leads, in the middle and early Jurassic deltaic reservoirs.
Previously the depositional setting of the Tredian Formation is considered to be a prograding deltaic system (Iqbal et al.
It will cover blocks Z5-C and Z5-D and surrounding open acreage in this deltaic area which is believed to be prospective.
The PS's organic matter was accumulated in deltaic and near-shore/marine environments.
5m thick) immediately below the peat layer and overlying the estuarine and deltaic deposits.