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a part of a stream that is level or where the level of inclination is so slight that no current is visible.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Chilled sparkling or
with a fresh citrus garnish.
is by nature reflective, peaceful, and a boon to the wild creatures that live nearby.
She started back, a shudder ran through her frame as a ripple on the face of the
when a sudden breeze sweeps over it.
serves as a mirror for the tree, and its reflection is what makes the photograph sing.
In a cut-stone courtyard, a dark rectangle of
reflects the intricate architecture.
And if there's
around, he added, there is the potential for another explosion.
When the panel was removed, this side came out dry, and
The gondolier's pole would have been useful for pushing them under the
Insect life in streams is more abundant, but made up of fewer different species than live in
It occupies habitats with
and an abundance of aquatic or emergent vegetation.
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But now they drift on the still water, Mysterious, beautiful;
William Butler Yeats
The shallowest still water is unfathomable. Wherever the trees and skies are reflected, there is...
Henry David Thoreau
(...) know what. Only the vegetation shows that there is still water.
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