study of watercourses

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • fluviology — flu·vi·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • fluviology — ˌflüvēˈäləjē noun ( es) Etymology: fluvi + logy : a science dealing with watercourses …   Useful english dictionary

  • fluvio- — [flo͞o′vē ō, flo͞o′vēə] 〚< L fluvius: see FLUVIAL〛 combining form 1. by the combined action of a river and [fluvioglacial] 2. of a river, stream, etc. [fluviology] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydraulics — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. laws of the motion of water, science of the movement of liquids, science of liquids in motion, hydrodynamics, hydrostatics, hydrokinetics, hydRomechanics, hydrography, hydrology, fluviology, hydRometry, pegology; see also… …   English dictionary for students

  • Sciences and Studies — This list defines 633 sciences, arts and studies of various degrees of respectability and rarity, ranging from the common and esteemed (chemistry) to the obscure and quirky (peristerophily). Over the past century, the range and scope of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hydraulics — n hydrodynamics, hydromechanics, hydrostatics, hydrokinetics, fluviology …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fluvial —   a. pertaining to rivers.    ♦ fluviatile, a.    ♦ fluviograph, n. instrument recording river s rise and fall.    ♦ fluviology, n. study of water courses.    ♦ fluviometer n. device for measuring river levels …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • fluvio- — [flo͞o′vē ō, flo͞o′vēə] [< L fluvius: see FLUVIAL] combining form 1. by the combined action of a river and [fluvioglacial] 2. of a river, stream, etc. [fluviology] …   English World dictionary

  • fluvi- — combining form or fluvio Etymology: Latin fluvi , from fluvius more at fluvial 1. : river, stream fluvicoline fluviology …   Useful english dictionary

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