Definition of Estuary. Meaning of Estuary. Synonyms of Estuary

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Definition of Estuary

Estuary
Estuary Es"tu*a*ry, a. Belonging to, or formed in, an estuary; as, estuary strata. --Lyell.
Estuary
Estuary Es"tu*a*ry, n.; pl. Estuaries. [L. aestuarium, from aestuare to surge. See Estuate.] [Written also [ae]stuary.] 1. A place where water boils up; a spring that wells forth. [Obs.] --Boyle. 2. A passage, as the mouth of a river or lake, where the tide meets the current; an arm of the sea; a frith. it to the sea was often by long and wide estuaries. --Dana.

Meaning of Estuary from wikipedia

- An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the...
- Estuary English is an English accent ****ociated with the area along the River Thames and its estuary. Phonetician John C. Wells proposed a definition of...
- (occasionally Plata River) in other English-speaking countries—is the estuary formed by the confluence of the Uruguay and the Paraná rivers. It empties...
- large estuary, which is 3 miles (4.8 km) across at its widest point near Ellesmere Port. The course of the river then turns north as the estuary narrows...
- The Duddon Estuary is the sandy, gritty estuary of the River Duddon that lies between Morecambe Bay and the west ****brian coast. It opens into the Irish...
- San Francisco Bay is a shallow estuary in the US state of California. It is surrounded by a contiguous region known as the San Francisco Bay Area (often...
- The Kingsbridge Estuary (also, erroneously, known as the 'Salcombe Estuary') in the South Hams area of Devon, England runs from Kingsbridge in the north...
- Heritage. Organic chemical pollution contained in sediments of the Clyde estuary have been evaluated by British Geological Survey. Surface sediments from...
- enters a wide alluvial valley, prone to flooding. Its mouth is a large estuary near the port city of Lisbon. The source of the Tagus is the Fuente de...
- The Gironde is a navigable estuary (often falsely referred to as a river), in southwest France and is formed from the meeting of the rivers Dordogne and...
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