Natural Levee

Science / Geology / Natural Levee: A mound of sediment that parallels a stream channel forming a levee-like deposit. When flood waters leave the normal stream channel and enter the flood plain there is a reduction of velocity that causes suspended sediments to fall to the bottom, producing this deposit.

Other Words for Natural

Natural Adjective Synonyms: ordinary, common, commonplace, normal, standard, regular,ual, customary, unexceptional, routine, habitual, typical, everyday, reasonable, logical, reasonable, sensible, accepted
Natural Noun Synonyms: normal, ordinary, regular, expected, spontaneous
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Levee

Science / Geology / Levee: A long continuous ridge built by people along the banks of a stream to contain the water during times of high flow. Natural levees can also be built along the banks of a stream. When the flood water d MORE

Natural Resources

Business / Accounting / Natural Resources: Assets that are physically consumed or waste away, such as oil, minerals, gravel, and timber. MORE

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Business / Agriculture / Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS): A USDA agency responsible for developing and carrying out national soil and water programs in cooperation with landowners, operators, and others. It was created in 1994 reorganization legislation by m MORE

Natural Reservoir Pressure

Science / Geology / Natural Reservoir Pressure: The pressure within an oil or gas reservoir that forces oil or gas up the well bore when the reservoir is penetrated by drilling. MORE

Natural Logarithm

Business / Finance / Natural Logarithm: Logarithm to the base e (approximately 2.7183). MORE

Natural Levee

Science / Geology / Natural Levee: A mound of sediment that parallels a stream channel forming a levee-like deposit. When flood waters leave the normal stream channel and enter the flood plain there is a reduction of velocity that caus MORE

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