Translation of "alluvium" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

alluvium

noun [ U ] uk us /əˈluː.vi.əm/ specialized

earth and sand that has been left by rivers, floods, etc.

(河流或洪水)冲积形成的,淤积的
alluvial uk us /əˈluː.vi.əl/ adjective

an alluvial plain 冲积平原
Some alluvial deposits are a rich source of diamonds. 一些冲积矿床富含钻石。

(Translation of “alluvium” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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