: sediment not in suspension rolled or dragged along a stream bottom
* * *Geol.the sand, gravel, boulders, or other debris transported by rolling or sliding along the bottom of a stream.
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bed|load — «BEHD LOHD», noun. Geology. 1. bits of rock, soil, or other detritus, carried along the bottom of a river or stream by the current. 2. coarse particles, such as sand, carried along the ground by the wind … Useful english dictionary
Bed load — The term Bed load describes particles in a flowing fluid (usually a river) that are transported along the bed. This is in opposition to suspended load and wash load which are carried entirely in suspension.Bedload moves by a variety of methods,… … Wikipedia
bed load — Geol. the sand, gravel, boulders, or other debris transported by rolling or sliding along the bottom of a stream. * * * … Universalium
bed load — noun the large particles of sediment that are carried along the bottom of a stream … Wiktionary
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load — loadless, adj. /lohd/, n. 1. anything put in or on something for conveyance or transportation; freight; cargo: The truck carried a load of watermelons. 2. the quantity that can be or usually is carried at one time, as in a cart. 3. this quantity… … Universalium
Load — [loud] die; , s <aus gleichbed. engl. load, eigtl. »Ladung, Last«, Bed. 2 über amerik. load »größere Menge von etwas«>: 1. altes britisches Maß, bes. Hohlmaß unterschiedlicher Größe. 2. (Jargon) für einen Rauschzustand benötigte Dosis eines … Das große Fremdwörterbuch
Stream load — is a geologic term referring to the solid matter carried by a stream (Strahler and Strahler, 2006). Erosion continually removes mineral material from the bed and banks of the stream channel, adding this material to the regular flow of water. The… … Wikipedia
Suspended load — Suspended Loadhweuwqrfor the fine particles that are light enough to be carried in a stream without touching the stream bed. These particles are generally of the fine sand, silt and clay size, although they can be larger, especially in cases of… … Wikipedia
Dissolved load — is the term for material, especially ions from chemical weathering, that are carried in solution by a stream. The dissolved load contributes to the total amount of material removed from a catchment. The amount of material carried as dissolved… … Wikipedia