Definition of 'loess'
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When irrigated loess can be very fertile and consequently high yields can be obtained from crops grown on loess deposits.Geography Basic Facts (1983)
Loess is extremely porous, and the surface is consequently dry.Geography Basic Facts (1983) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
During the deglaciation phases of the Pleistocene glaciations, wind-blown silt was deposited on a spectacular scale in extensive, stoneless loess.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Definition of loess from the Collins English Dictionary