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

==Asia== ===Indian Subcontinent=== ==Africa== ==Oceania== A number of the rivers that flow inland from Australia`s Great Dividing Range form distributaries, most of which flow only intermittently during times of high river levels and end in shallow lakes or simply peter out in the deserts. Yarriambiack Creek, which flows from the Wimmera River in.
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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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