perennial stream

perennial stream
   A stream or reach of a stream that flows continuously throughout the year and whose surface is generally lower than the water table adjacent to the region adjoining the stream.

Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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  • Perennial stream — A perennial stream or perennial river is a stream or river (channel) that has continuous flow in parts of its bed all year round during years of normal rainfall. Perennial streams are contrasted with intermittent streams which normally cease… …   Wikipedia

  • perennial stream — small river which flows throughout the year …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Perennial (disambiguation) — Perennial is a commonly used adjective with several meanings relating to yearly activity; see the formal dictionary definition . More specifically, perennial may refer to:* Perennial plant, a plant which lives for more than two growing seasons,… …   Wikipedia

  • Stream — For other uses, see Stream (disambiguation). Rivulet redirects here. For the moth, see Rivulet (moth). Butchers Creek, Omeo, Victoria, Australia. A stream is a body of water with a current, confined within a bed and stream banks. Depending on i …   Wikipedia

  • perennial — 1. adjective /pəˈɹɛniəl/ a) Lasting or remaining active throughout the year, or all the time. a perennial stream b) (of a plant) Having a life cycle of more than two years. Compare , . The perennial existence of bodies corporate and their… …   Wiktionary

  • Stream Cliff Farm — Stream Cliff Farm, also called the Stream Cliff Herb Farms, is a historic farm located in southern Jennings County, Indiana, USA, near the village of Commiskey. It was visited by John Hunt Morgan during his cavalry march through Indiana on July… …   Wikipedia

  • perennial — perenniality, n. perennially, adv. /peuh ren ee euhl/, adj. 1. lasting for an indefinitely long time; enduring: her perennial beauty. 2. (of plants) having a life cycle lasting more than two years. 3. lasting or continuing throughout the entire… …   Universalium

  • perennial — adjective 1》 lasting for a long time; enduring or continually recurring.     ↘continually engaged in a specified activity: a perennial student. 2》 (of a plant) living for several years. Compare with annual, biennial. 3》 (of a stream or spring)… …   English new terms dictionary

  • perennial — adj. & n. adj. 1 lasting through a year or several years. 2 (of a plant) lasting several years (cf. ANNUAL). 3 lasting a long time or for ever. 4 (of a stream) flowing through all seasons of the year. n. a perennial plant (a herbaceous perennial) …   Useful english dictionary

  • perennial — per•en•ni•al [[t]pəˈrɛn i əl[/t]] adj. 1) lasting for an indefinitely long time; enduring 2) bot (of plants) having a life cycle lasting more than two years 3) lasting or continuing throughout the entire year, as a stream 4) perpetual; recurrent… …   From formal English to slang

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