river basin


river basin
river basin
n.
the area drained by a river and its tributaries

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  • river basin — upės baseinas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Upyno plotas, iš kurio vanduo patenka į tą upę. atitikmenys: angl. river basin vok. Flussgebiet, n rus. речной бассейн, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • river basin — total land area drained by a river and its tributaries …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • river basin — Physical Geog. the area of land drained by a river and its branches. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • river basin — noun An extent of land where water from rain or snow melt drains downhill into a river or series of rivers …   Wiktionary

  • river basin — low lying area of land that a river runs through …   English contemporary dictionary

  • river basin — noun (C) an area from which all the water flows into the same river …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English