turbidity current

tur·bid cur·rent
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [tur-bid kur-uh nt, kuhr-]
    • /ˈtɜr bɪd ˈkɜr ənt, ˈkʌr-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [tur-bid kur-uh nt, kuhr-]
    • /ˈtɜr bɪd ˈkɜr ənt, ˈkʌr-/

Definitions of turbidity current words

  • noun turbidity current a turbid, dense current of sediments in suspension moving along the slope and bottom of a lake or ocean. 1
  • noun turbidity current a swirling mass of water and suspended material stirred up by a tsunami, a storm, a river in flood, etc 0
  • noun turbidity current a current of highly turbid water carrying large amounts of suspended sediment that increase its density and cause it to flow downward through less dense water along the bottom slope of a sea or lake 0

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This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 2% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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