Density Current

Science / Geology / Density Current: A gravity-driven flow of dense water down an underwater slope. The increased density of the water is a result of a temperature difference, increased salinity or suspended sediment load.

Other Words for Current

Current Noun Synonyms: course, progress, tendency, tenor, drift, trend, inclination, mainstream
Current Adjective Synonyms: contemporary, ongoing, present, contemporaneous, simultaneous, coeval
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Turbidity Current

Science / Geology / Turbidity Current: A mixture of sediment particles and water that flows down the continental slope. These high density currents can reach great speeds and generally erode loose sediments from the seafloor beneath them. MORE

Mixed (Current)

Science / Tides and Currents / Mixed (Current): Type of tidal current characterized by a conspicuous diurnal inequality in the greater and lesser flood strengths and/or greater and lesser ebb strengths. See flood current and ebb current. MORE

Monsoon Current (Southwest Monsoon Current)

Science / Tides and Currents / Monsoon Current (Southwest Monsoon Current): An Indian Ocean current setting in a generally eastward to southeastward direction off India and Ceylon. It replaces the North Equatorial Current, reversed by wind stress of the south-west monsoons, i MORE

Neap Tides Or Tidal Currents

Science / Tides and Currents / Neap Tides Or Tidal Currents: Tides of decreased range or tidal currents of decreased speed occurring semimonthly as the result of the Moon being in quadrature. The neap range (Np) of the tide is the average range occurring at the MORE

Miscellaneous Non-Current Liabilities

Business / Finance / Miscellaneous Non-Current Liabilities: An account for non-current liabilities not including long-term debt (mortgage debt, lease debt, long-term borrowing, and shareholder loans) and deferred taxes. MORE

Miscellaneous Non-Current Assets

Business / Finance / Miscellaneous Non-Current Assets: An account for assets not including current assets, property, plant and equipment, intangibles, deposits, and loans made. MORE

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