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A stream that is a source of a river.


(Physical Geography) a stream that is the source or a source of a river



a stream that is a source of a river.
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Noun1.headstream - a stream that forms the source of a river
stream, watercourse - a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
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The monsoon rains in Ethiopia that will feed the new dam come mainly during just three months, so by storing that water, the new dam will moderate and smooth out the flow of the Blue Nile, the 900-mile-long headstream.
The Ebola River, also commonly known by its indigenous name Legbala, is the headstream of the Mongala River, a tributary of the Congo River, in northern Democratic Republic of the Congo; it is roughly 250 km in length
com The firm, which has more than 55,000 Facebook fans and 10,000 Twitter followers, is ranked 24th in the travel category of the latest Social Brands 100 report from social brand agency Headstream.
As guanxi's headstream, Confucianism is a complex system of social, cultural, political, philosophical and quasi-religious thought that holds tremendous influence throughout East Asia (Shin, 2012).
In November 1985, record flooding in central and eastern West Virginia, especially in the headstream areas of the Greenbrier, Potomac, Monongahela and Little Kanawha rivers, resulted in 47 deaths and hundreds of millions of dollars in property damage.
Workers are testing the generator with a capacity of 800,000 kW at the Xiangjiaba hydropower station, which is located in the lower reaches of the Jinsha River, a major headstream of the Yangtze, said a spokesman with the corporation Friday.
The stations lie respectively from the headstream to the end at the following locations (Fig.
Of the eight sites, six (IVRV 1-6) were along the Ivo River, One (IVRV BG) is the headstream of the Ivo River and is located outside the mining district and therefore forms a control area, while the last sampling point is downstream at Okpanku Ikoli located beyond the mining area.
The project was secured through Bluewater Bio's licensing agreement with Headstream Water Holdings.
Crisp DT, Robson S (1979) Some effects of discharge upon the transport of animals and peat in a north Pennine headstream.