creek bed

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Noun1.creek bed - a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a streamcreek bed - a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a stream
bed, bottom - a depression forming the ground under a body of water; "he searched for treasure on the ocean bed"
dry wash, wash - the dry bed of an intermittent stream (as at the bottom of a canyon)
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He made it clear to Buck that he was to come, and they ran side by side through the sombre twilight, straight up the creek bed, into the gorge from which it issued, and across the bleak divide where it took its rise.
But to prevent them from getting behind him, he was forced back, down past the pool and into the creek bed, till he brought up against a high gravel bank.
They had bedded in a steep turn of the creek bed, and although we could see a portion of the antler from one buck, the others were completely concealed.
Brian Kenny Trumbo's green Ford Expedition was found abandoned in a creek bed near Dorena Lake in Lane County on Dec.
This Navajo Nation 16-inch pipeline was 15 feet off the creek bed in some areas.
Located right off the creek bed opposite the golf club lies the Creek Park, which covers more than 96 hectares and is quite popular among residents due to its strategic location in the city.
Not long ago, two friends and I converged on a cold Montana morning to look for a big buck living in a brushy creek bed. One of my pals circled wide to enter the winding draw.
- While a small amount of process water was released into a dry creek bed late in August 2009, this was immediately contained and cleaned up and no process water was transmitted off the site.
Water flowing through the spillway quickly stripped the creek bed of its trees and soil and began chewing into the limestone bedrock below, says Lamb.
Kim was later found dead of hypothermia in a creek bed.
The dispatcher urged Theresa not to get or use a gun, but Theresa got her gun, and while the dispatcher continued talking, Theresa and Hershall caught up with Campbell as he tried to cross a creek bed and captured him.