drainage system

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drainage system

Rivers, streams, and other inland water features.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Noun1.drainage system - a system of watercourses or drains for carrying off excess water
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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Drainage patterns of Zindapir Anticline (ZA), Sakhi Sarwar (SS), Sulaiman Foredeep (SF) and Kingri Fault (KF) areas were generated using Strahler order of streams.
That's because Kerala has reduced its capacity to deal with such extreme floods by allowing illegal stone quarrying, cutting down forests and grasslands, changing drainage patterns and sand mining on river beds, experts say.
SuDS can reduce the risk of flooding by slowing, storing and filtering water using vegetation and soils to create drainage patterns more like the natural landscape.
In our study, we aimed to identify the variations in PVs that are important in RFA preparation and to classify their incidence and drainage patterns using 64-MDCT.
In addition, variations in the formation, lengths and drainage patterns of EJV and IJV has been documented in adults (Choudhry et al., 1997; Nayak, 2006; Downie et al., 2007), however reports of fetal studies are minimal.
IMBA will take about four days to identify routes and drainage patterns, then a few weeks to produce the actual study, Mentzer said.
Lemke et al., "Eyelid lymphatics II: a search for drainage patterns in the monkey and correlations with human lymphatics," Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol.
This has reintroduced natural drainage patterns, encouraged more plants and restored the peatland, all of which provide public benefits like reducing flooding downstream, storing carbon and providing clean water.
Benjamin Black (City University of New York) and colleagues used global drainage patterns to determine the likelihood of recent tectonic activity.
Many of them survive today, including geographic sketches of the entire Piombino coastline, "The Arno River and its Watersheads" with its extraordinary aerial perspective, showing the river, with its vein-like tributaries and intricate drainage patterns curving its way through the mountains near Pisa down to the marshlands of the Chiana Valley and one of the "City of Imola." The unprecedented accuracy of this first ichnographic map, based on his odometer readings, was critical, as Imola was an important military base.