Meaning Distributary
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A smaller branching stream channel that flows away from a main stream channel. Common on deltas. Opposite of tributary.
Source: physicalgeography.net

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a branching stream channel that flows away from a main stream channel. See Tributary.
Source: terrapsych.com

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a stream which splits away from the main channel and never rejoins it. Common across deltas as they are so close to the sea that the channel has no space to find its way back. When a channel does rejo [..]
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(n) - an out flowing branch of a river that is located near the mouth
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A branch of a river that branches off and flows away from a main stream channel such as in a delta.
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stream that branches off from the main stem of a river or other flowing fluid.
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(n) a branch of a river that flows away from the main stream and does not rejoin it
Source: beedictionary.com


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