downcurrent

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down- +‎ current

Noun[edit]

downcurrent (plural downcurrents)

  1. A downward-moving current.
    • 2012, Paul E. Potter, ‎James Maynard, ‎Wayne A. Pryor, Sedimentology of Shale: Study Guide and Reference Source
      Missing units may be attributed to either the lack of proper sized material in the source or the successive, downcurrent sedimentation of the coarser materials first and the finer materials last.

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