watershed

[n] - a line that divides two adjacent river systems
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Watershed

• (n.) The line of division between two adjacent rivers or lakes with respect to the flow of water by natural channels into them; the natural boundary of a basin. • (n.) The whole region or extent of country which contributes to the supply of a river or lake.
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watershed

water parting noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
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Watershed

(Drainage Basin, Catchment Basin) A region or area bounded peripherally by a water parting formation (i.e. ridge, hill, mountain range) and draining ultimately to a particular watercourse or body of water.
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Watershed

[Bristol] Watershed opened in June 1982 as the United Kingdom`s first dedicated media centre. Based in former warehouses on the harbourside at Bristol, it hosts three cinemas, a café/bar, events/conferencing spaces, The Pervasive Media Studio, and office spaces for administrative and creative staff. It occupies the former E and W sheds on ...
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Watershed

[broadcasting] In broadcasting, watershed is the point in time after which programmes with adult content may be broadcast. In the same way that a watershed refers to the crest dividing two drainage basins, a broadcasting watershed serves as a dividing line. It divides the day into the overnight period where family-oriented programming suita...
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Watershed

[image processing] A grey-level image may be seen as a topographic relief, where the grey level of a pixel is interpreted as its altitude in the relief. A drop of water falling on a topographic relief flows along a path to finally reach a local minimum. Intuitively, the watershed of a relief correspond to the limits of the adjacent catchmen...
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Watershed

Wa'ter·shed` noun [ Confer German wasserscheide ; wasser water + scheide a place where two things separate, from scheiden to separate.] 1. The whole region or extent of country which contributes to the supply of a river or lake. 2. The line of division bet...
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watershed

1. The whole region or extent of country which contributes to the supply of a river or lake. ... 2. The line of division between two adjacent rivers or lakes with respect to the flow of water by natural channels into them; the natural boundary of a basin. ... Origin: Cf. G. Wasserscheide; wasser water + scheide a place where two things separate, fr...
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Watershed

1) The region draining into a body of water. The Elkhorn Slough watershed comprises 45,000 acres, from the Parajo Valley south to Castroville, and from Monterey Bay east into San Benito County. 2) A critical point that serves as a dividing line. In 2002 the Elkhorn Slough Foundation announced that it would double the amount of land it protects
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watershed

a region defined by patterns of stream drainage. A watershed includes all the land that contributes water to a particular stream or river.
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Watershed

A topographically defined area drained by a river/stream or system of connecting rivers/streams such that all outflow is discharged through a single outlet. Also called a drainage area.
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watershed

a water catchment area (North America) or drainage divide (non-American usage).
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watershed

An area of land that collects and discharges water into a single stream or other outlet. Also called a catchment or drainage basin.
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watershed

an area of land that drains to a common outlet, such as the outflow of a lake, the mouth of a river or any point along a stream channel.
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Watershed

An area of land thats total surface drainage flows to a single point in a stream.
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watershed

Boundary formed by height differences in the land, situated between two rivers or drainage basins
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Watershed

Catchment area of a drainage basin.
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Watershed

High ground that surrounds a drainage basin. The boundary of a river basin.
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watershed

the area of land where water from rain or melting snow drains downhill into a river, lake or other body of water
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Watershed

The geographic area that contributes runoff to a stream. It can be outlined on a topographic map by
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watershed

the geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries
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Watershed

The land area that drains into a stream; the watershed for a major river may encompass a number of smaller watersheds that ultimately combine at a common point.
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watershed

the land area that drains water to a particular stream, river, or lake. It is a land feature that can be identified by tracing a line along the highest elevations between two areas on a map, often a ridge. Large watersheds, like the Mississippi River basin contain thousands of smaller watersheds.
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watershed

the land area that drains water to a particular stream, river, or lake. It is a land feature that can be identified by tracing a line along the highest elevations between two areas on a map, often a ridge. Large watersheds, like the Mississippi River basin contain thousands of smaller watersheds.
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