distributary

[n] - a branch of a river that flows away from the main stream and does not rejoin it
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Distributary

Dis·trib'u·ta·ry adjective Tending to distribute or be distributed; that distributes; distributive.
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distributary

noun a branch of a river that flows away from the main stream and does not rejoin it
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Distributary

• (a.) Tending to distribute or be distributed; that distributes; distributive.
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Distributary

A distributary, or a distributary channel, is a stream that branches off and flows away from a main stream channel. They are a common feature of river deltas. The phenomenon is known as river bifurcation. The opposite of a distributary is a tributary. Distributaries usually occur as a stream nears a lake or the ocean, but they can occur inland as
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Distributary

A smaller branching stream channel that flows away from a main stream channel. Common on deltas. Opposite of tributary.
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distributary

One of a network of small streams carrying water and sediment from a trunk stream into an ocean.
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Distributary

Any of the numerous stream branches into which a river divides where it reaches its delta.
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distributary

branch of river that flows away from the main stream
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