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outwash

[out-wosh, -wawsh] /ˈaʊtˌwɒʃ, -ˌwɔʃ/
noun, Geology
1.
the material, chiefly sand or gravel, deposited by meltwater streams in front of a glacier.
Origin of outwash
1890-1895
1890-95; out- + wash
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outwash

/ˈaʊtˌwɒʃ/
noun
1.
a mass of gravel, sand, etc, carried and deposited by the water derived from melting glaciers
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