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meltwater (ˈmɛltˌwɔːtə Pronunciation for meltwater



  1. melted snow or ice

Example Sentences Including 'meltwater'

At the foot of the mountains, trickles of meltwater are captured in superbly engineered and maintained irrigation systems.
Independent (1999)
Ordinarily the road crosses numerous small wooden bridges over streams of meltwater.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
There was still snow and ice on the ground, while the cold river was high with meltwater.
Country Life (2005)
{ outwash } Sedimentary material deposited by meltwater issuing from a glacier snout or ice sheet margin.
Jilbert, John Geography Basic Facts


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