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

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 is drained by a river or estuary and its tributaries
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watershed

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

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

water parting noun a ridge of land that separates 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

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

Catchment area of a drainage basin.
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watershed

watershed, elevation or divide separating the catchment area, or drainage basin, of one river system or group of river systems from another system or group of systems. The term is also often used synonymously with drainage basin. The continental divide in the US along the Rocky Mts. forms the waters...
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watershed

Type: Term Pronunciation: wah′tĕr-shed Definitions: 1. The area of marginal blood flow at the extreme periphery of a vascular bed. 2. Slopes in the abdominal cavity, formed by projections of the lumbar vertebrae and the pelvic brim, that determine the direction in which a free effusion gravitates when the body is supine. &nbs...
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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

the ridge or crestline separating two drainage areas. (Hence the turning point in affairs)
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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

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

[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

Area of land where gravity direct all the water draining from the ground into the same water body.
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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

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

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