bed|load

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. 2012.

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