anabranch

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anabranch

(ˈɑːnəˌbrɑːntʃ)
n
(Physical Geography) a stream that leaves a river and enters it again further downstream
[C19: from ana(stomosing) branch]
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The TCNQ molecular vaporized would react with silver on the surface of NPs and form the needle like anabranches on the top of SiNWs.
The present-day rivers have narrow courses incised into the floodplains, with anabranches, or anastomosing distributary channels.