Definition of Distributary. Meaning of Distributary. Synonyms of Distributary

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Definition of Distributary

Distributary
Distributary Dis*trib"u*ta*ry, a. Tending to distribute or be distributed; that distributes; distributive.

Meaning of Distributary from wikipedia

- A distributary, or a distributary channel, is a stream that branches off and flows away from a main stream channel. Distributaries are a common feature...
- Irang River Ganga River (known as Padma in Bangladesh) Hooghly River (distributary) Damodar River Barakar River Jahnavi River Jalangi River River Churni...
- Escravos River (distributary) Forcados River (distributary) Chanomi Cr**** (distributary) Nun River (distributary) New Calabar River (distributary) Anambra River...
- opposite to a tributary is a distributary, a river or stream that branches off from and flows away from the main stream. Distributaries are most often found in...
- Diep estuaries. Thereafter, the Meuse split near Heusden into two main distributaries, one flowing north to join the Merwede, and one flowing directly to...
- channel-switching events build up a mature delta with a distributary network. Another way these distributary networks form is from the deposition of mouth bars...
- river in Bangladesh and India (downstream of Giria). It is the main distributary of the Ganges, flowing generally southeast for 120 kilometres (75 mi)...
- area near the ferry landing. The ferry travels about 3.5 km across a distributary of the Ganges river (also known as Hooghly River or Muriganga river locally)...
- more separate streams (called distributaries) which continue downstream. Some rivers form complex networks of distributaries, especially in their deltas...
- of the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a distributary of the Mathabhanga River, itself a distributary of the Padma River at Munshiganj in the Kushtia...
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