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Meaning of "terrigenous" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TERRIGENOUS

From Latin terrigenus, from terra earth + gignere to beget.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TERRIGENOUS

terrigenous  [tɛˈrɪdʒɪnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TERRIGENOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Terrigenous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES TERRIGENOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

terrigenous

Terrigenous sediment

In oceanography, terrigenous sediments are those derived from the erosion of rocks on land; that is, that are derived from terrestrial environments. Consisting of sand, mud, and silt carried to sea by rivers, their composition is usually related to their source rocks; deposition of these sediments is largely limited to the continental shelf. Sources of terrigenous sediments include volcanoes, weathering of rocks, wind-blown dust, grinding by glaciers, and sediment carried by icebergs.

Definition of terrigenous in the English dictionary

The definition of terrigenous in the dictionary is of or produced by the earth. Other definition of terrigenous is formed in the sea from material derived from the land by erosion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TERRIGENOUS


cageyness
ˈkeɪdʒɪnəs
caliginous
kəˈlɪdʒɪnəs
cauligenous
kɔːˈlɪdʒɪnəs
epigenous
ɪˈpɪdʒɪnəs
epigynous
ɪˈpɪdʒɪnəs
fuliginous
fjuːˈlɪdʒɪnəs
indigenous
ɪnˈdɪdʒɪnəs
lentiginous
lɛnˈtɪdʒɪnəs
nonindigenous
ˌnɒnɪnˈdɪdʒɪnəs
nubigenous
njuːˈbɪdʒɪnəs
perigynous
pəˈrɪdʒɪnəs
polygynous
pəˈlɪdʒɪnəs
porriginous
pəˈrɪdʒɪnəs
serpiginous
sɜːˈpɪdʒɪnəs
tentiginous
tɛnˈtɪdʒɪnəs
trigynous
ˈtrɪdʒɪnəs
uliginous
juːˈlɪdʒɪnəs
vertiginous
vɜːˈtɪdʒɪnəs
vitelligenous
ˌvɪtəˈlɪdʒɪnəs
vortiginous
vɔːˈtɪdʒɪnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TERRIGENOUS

terrier
terries
terrific
terrifically
terrified
terrifier
terrifies
terrify
terrifying
terrifyingly
terrine
Territoire de Belfort
territorial
Territorial and Volunteer Reserve
Territorial Army
territorial waters
territorialisation
territorialise
territorialism
territorialist

WORDS THAT END LIKE TERRIGENOUS

androgenous
arteriovenous
autogenous
collagenous
endogenous
erogenous
exogenous
gangrenous
hematogenous
heterogenous
homogenous
intravenous
larcenous
molybdenous
myelogenous
nitrogenous
nous
ravenous
saphenous
skeletogenous
venous

Synonyms and antonyms of terrigenous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «terrigenous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TERRIGENOUS

Find out the translation of terrigenous to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of terrigenous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «terrigenous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

陆源
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

terrígeno
570 millions of speakers

English

terrigenous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भूजात
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القارية المزرية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

терригенно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

terrígenos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

terrigenous
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

terrigènes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Beragam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

terrigenen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

陸源の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

terrigenous
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Banget
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lục nguyên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மண்ணில் இருந்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भयानक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

topraktan meydana gelen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

terrigeni
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

terygenicznego
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

терригенно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

terigen
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χερσογενή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

terrigene
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

terrigenous
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

terrigenous
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of terrigenous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TERRIGENOUS»

The term «terrigenous» is regularly used and occupies the 93.426 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TERRIGENOUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about terrigenous

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TERRIGENOUS»

Discover the use of terrigenous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to terrigenous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Terrigenous Clastic Depositional Systems: Applications to ...
This second edition of Terrigenous Clastic Depositional Systems bridges the gap between process-related outcrop studies of sedimentary rocks and the three-dimensional subsurface world of the mineral fuel geologist and hydrogeologist.
William E. Galloway, David K. Hobday, 2013
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Terrigenous Mass Movements: Detection, Modelling, Early ...
The book is a product of a cooperation between the editors and several contributing authors, addressing current issues and recent developments in GI technology and mass movements research.
Biswajeet Pradhan, Manfred Buchroithner, 2012
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Sand and Sandstone
There are three major types of sand: terrigenous, carbonate, and pyroclastic. Terrigenous sands are most abundant and arc all ultimately derived from outside the basin of deposition by erosion of preexisting crystalline, volcanic, and ...
F. J. Pettijohn, 1987
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Marine Geochemistry
... content or mean grain size and the magnetic susceptibility as an indicator for the carbonate content or amount of terrigenous components. Additionally, highly resolved physical property core logs are often used for time series analysis to ...
Horst D. Schulz, Matthias Zabel, 2006
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The Organic Carbon Cycle in the Arctic Ocean
In immature sediments, HI values of < 100 mgHC/gOC are typical of terrigenous organic matter (kerogen type III), whereas HI values of 300 to 800 mgHC/gOC are typical of marine organic matter (kerogen types I and II) (Fig. 1.4.3 a; Tissot and ...
Rüdiger Stein, Robie W. Macdonald, 2004
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Earth Surface Processes, Landforms and Sediment Deposits
These sediment grains (also known as clasts or detritus; adjectives clastic and detrital) are called terrigenous because they originate from the land surface. Terrigenous sediment grains are transported from the soils of the source area by  ...
John Bridge, Robert Demicco, 2008
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Ancient Sedimentary Environments: And Their Sub-surface ...
This edition retains the case history approach to emphasize the subsurface diagnosis of environments using seismic and geophysical well logs and their application to petroleum exploration and production.
Selley, Richard C., 2013
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Sources of Terrigenous Material in the Modern Cariaco Basin ...
Because pathways of terrigenous deposition (fluvial, eolian, ice rafting) are controlled by climatic and oceanographic variations, changes of terrigenous sources in the sedimentary record are important for elucidating oceanic and ...
Nahysa C. Martinez, 2009
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The South China Sea: Paleoceanography and Sedimentology
Here we analyze terrigenous sediment variations in some well-documented records from late Quaternary glacial cycles. Terrigenous Input in the Northern SCS Glacial-cyclic terrigenous input is explicit in many sediment cores from the northern ...
Pinxian Wang, Qianyu Li, 2009
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Carbonate-Clastic Transitions
Chapter 5 TERRIGENOUS AND CARBONATE SEDIMENTATION IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF PROVINCE A.P. BELPERIO and D.E. SEARLE Geological Survey of South Australia, P.O. Box 151, Eastwood, S.A. 5063, (Australia); ...
Laurence (Hy) Doyle, H.H. Roberts, 1987

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TERRIGENOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term terrigenous is used in the context of the following news items.
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Eni, KMG to explore Isatay
It is estimated to have significant potential oil resources, with exploration targets Cretaceous, Jurassic, and Triassic terrigenous sediments. The terms of Eni's ... «OE Digital, Jun 15»
2
2014 Vermont Public Places Awards winners announced
Springfield Hospital Centennial Garden – Springfield, Springfield Medical Care Systems, Terrigenous, Engineering Ventures, Woodbury's, Gurney Brothers. «vtdigger.org, Mar 15»
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JORC Resource Statement for Slovakia
Mineralization is concordant with bedding and in general occurs in mixed volcano-terrigenous sediments. Metavolcanics, previously rocks of dacite-andesite ... «Marketwired, Jan 15»
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Did Permafrost Melt Cause Abrupt Ice Age CO2 Rise?
We suggest, in line with observations of atmospheric CH4 and terrigenous biomarkers, that thawing permafrost in high northern latitudes could have been the ... «reportingclimatescience.com, Nov 14»
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Greenland Ice Sheet Collapse Drove Past Sea Level Rise
... composition of proglacial sediment discharged from south Greenland to constrain the provenance of terrigenous silt deposited on the Eirik Drift, a sedimentary ... «reportingclimatescience.com, Jun 14»
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For Neil Tyson and Cosmos, Serious Scientific Controversies Are All …
We analyzed published records of terrigenous dust flux from marine sediments off subtropical West Africa, the eastern Mediterranean Sea, and the Arabian Sea, ... «Discovery Institute, May 14»
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First farmers and stockbreeders painted with the same pigments that …
The artists used iron oxides and terrigenous as pigments. These materials are easily found in the environment of the analyzed shelters: the Abrigo Grande de ... «HeritageDaily, Jan 14»
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Marine Fossils Discovered In Upper Part Of The Permian Linxi …
The Linxi Formation (upper Permian) is generally considered to be either (a) an exclusively continental deposit or (b) separated into earlier marine-terrigenous ... «RedOrbit, Dec 13»
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200000-year environmental history of continental shelf based on a …
This shows terrigenous palynomorphs of short-distance transportation: light microscope and scanning electron microscope photos of pollen and spore, plant ... «Science Codex, Sep 13»
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China Sewage Treatment Industry Report, 2013-2017
... and Pollutants 5.6.2 Treatment and Investment of Waste Water and Pollutants 5.7 Emissions of Terrigenous Waste Water and Major Pollutants into the Sea. 6. «MarketWatch, Sep 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Terrigenous [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/terrigenous>. Aug 2019 ».
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