Rill Erosion

Business / Agriculture / Rill Erosion: An erosion process in which numerous small channels, typically a few inches deep, are formed. It occurs mainly on recently cultivated soils or on recent cuts and fills.

Other Words for Erosion

Erosion Verb Synonyms: wear (and tear), wearing (down or away), wasting away, washing or grinding or rubbing away, corroding, corrosion, abrading, abrasion, eating or gnawing away, chafing, fraying, weathering, attrition
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Gully Erosion

Business / Agriculture / Gully Erosion: Also called ephemeral gully erosion, this process occurs when water flows in narrow channels during or immediately after heavy rains or melting snow. A gully is sufficiently deep that it would not be MORE

Morrill Act Of 1862

Business / Agriculture / Morrill Act Of 1862: Enacted July 2, 1862 (chapter 130, 12 Stat. 503), this law allocated federal land to each state and directed the states to sell the land and use the proceeds to establish a college dedicated to the ag MORE

Morrill Act Of 1890

Business / Agriculture / Morrill Act Of 1890: Enacted August 30, 1890 (chapter 841, 26 Stat. 417), this law authorized additional direct appropriations for the land grant colleges of agriculture that had been established under the Morrill Act of MORE

Muster Drill

Life Style / Travel / Muster Drill: A safety demonstration conducted by members of the ship's staff that instructs passengers on the route to and location of their muster station, use of their life preservers, and other important safety MORE

Morillon

Life Style / Wine Grapes / Morillon: A somewhat confusing situation here because this grapevine is a distinct variety on its own, having recently been determined (2002) to be a Pinot c├ępage crossed with a currently undetermined second p MORE

Leverage Drilling

Entertainment / Bowling / Leverage Drilling: A method of drilling the ball so that it tends to skid farther and finish harder (go long .. hit hard). A balance hole is needed to bring the ball back into compliance with ABC rules in such a drillin MORE

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