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WHAT DOES TRIBUTARY MEAN IN ENGLISH?
A tributary or affluent is a stream or river that flows into a main stem river or a lake. A tributary does not flow directly into a sea or ocean. Tributaries and the main stem river serve to drain the surrounding drainage basin of its surface water and groundwater by leading the water out into an ocean or sea. A confluence, where two or more bodies of water meet together, usually refers to the joining of tributaries. The opposite to a tributary is a distributary, a river or stream that branches off from and flows away from the main stream. Distributaries are most often found in river deltas.
The first definition of tributary in the dictionary is a stream, river, or glacier that feeds another larger one. Other definition of tributary is a person, nation, or people that pays tribute.Tributary is also feeding a larger stream.
The translations of tributary from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tributary» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TRIBUTARY» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «tributary» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «tributary» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tributary
QUOTES WITH «TRIBUTARY»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word tributary.
Politics is just a function of business now, just a tributary of the great entrepreneurial capitalist system.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TRIBUTARY»
Discover the use of tributary in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tributary and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
The State and the Tributary Mode of Production
In this groundbreaking critique of both traditional and Marxist notions of feudalism and of the pre-capitalist state, John Haldon considers the configuration of state and social relations in medieval Europe and Mughal India as well as in ...
John F. Haldon, 1993
Drawing upon the author's experiences as a doctor, this thoughtful collection of poems inspires calmness and personal reflection.
Rae Varcoe, 2007
Bourne and Tributary
It's possible to beat a She-Wolf. But you cannot keep her down...The Betarrinis and the boys they love are back with these two novellas that follow Waterfall, Cascade and Torrent.In Bourne, the story picks up right where Torrent left off.
Lisa Tawn Bergren, 2012
Praise. for. Tributary. “You'll love resolute Clair Martin, the equal of any man —or
religion. Clair's strength and survival are the heritage of western women.” —
Sandra Dallas, author of True Sisters “Seldom does a novel come along that is as
Barbara K. Richardson, 2013
The European Tributary States of the Ottoman Empire in the ...
The European Tributary States is the first attempt to give a comprehensive overview of the similarities and differences in the Ottoman Empire’s relationship to Moldavia, Wallachia, Transylvania, Ragusa, the Crimean Khanate as well as the ...
Gábor Kármán, Lovro Kun?evi?, 2013
Tributary Empires in Global History
In doing so, the essays draw attention to the importance of these earlier forms form of imperialism to broaden our perspective on modern concerns about empire and the legacy of colonialism.
Peter Fibiger Bang, C. A. Bayly, 2011
The Incorporation and Integration of the King's Tributary ...
Inspired by transnational research on medieval state formation, this book presents a comprehensive study of the political incorporation and subsequent judicial and administrative integration of Iceland, the Faroes, Shetland, and Orkney, ...
Randi Bj W. Rdahl, 2011
Optical Networking Standards: A Comprehensive Guide for ...
The Cambridge History of China: Volume 8, The Ming Dynasty
CHAPTER 5 SINO-KOREAN TRIBUTARY RELATIONS UNDER THEMING THE
PATTERN OF SINO-KOREAN TRIBUTARY RELATIONS Korea is often referred
to as a model Chinese tributary state. Indeed, it would be difficult to exaggerate ...
Denis C. Twitchett, Frederick W. Mote, 1998
Map As Art, The: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography
Arranged by themes including personal terrain, inner visions, and global reckoning, a catalog collects 350 works by an international range of artists creating map-related works of art.
Katharine Harmon, 2009
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TRIBUTARY»
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WVU Researchers Test Monongahela River Tributary for Radium in …
An expert at WVU and West Virginia Water Research Institute is investigating radium levels in a Pennsylvania creek that is a tributary to the Monongahela River. «WBOY-TV, Jul 15»
Sewage leaked into Tryon Creek tributary for a year before Portland …
Sewage leaked into an unnamed tributary of Tryon Creek in Southwest Portland since at least last summer before officials fixed the problem Tuesday. Bureau of ... «OregonLive.com, Jul 15»
Manatee spotted in tributary off Chesapeake Bay near Waldorf, Md.
But this week one was spotted in a tributary off the Potomac River near Waldorf. Officials with the National Aquarium said in a blog they run that the manatee was ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
Lower Columbia tributary summer steelhead returns similar to last …
Here are the latest hatchery summer-run steelhead returns to Lower Columbia hatcheries, which according to Joe Hymer, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist are ... «The Seattle Times, Jun 15»
DEP to test Mon River tributary for radiation
The state Department of Environmental Protection is investigating why elevated levels of radiation have been found in a Monongahela River tributary. The DEP ... «Pittsburgh Business Times, Jun 15»
Sewage spill sends 250000 gallons into Walnut Creek tributary
AUSTIN – Austin Water reported on Tuesday that 250,000 gallons of wastewater spilled from an 8-inch line into a Walnut Creek tributary. According to Austin ... «KVUE, Jun 15»
Oil well flare sprays oil, brine into ND river tributary
RAY, N.D. — North Dakota health officials say a natural gas flare at an oil pad has sprayed a mix of oil and brine into a tributary of the east fork of the Little ... «Bakken.com, May 15»
Brine Spill Impacts Tributary
A significant amount reached water in a tributary of Smishek Lake, a recreational spot in ... But about a mile long stretch of the tributary will be heavily impacted. «KXNet.com, May 15»
Thousands of gallons of sewage spill into Potomac tributary
Most of the sewage is being contained in a low-lying area behind homes on North Huron Drive, but some of it has reached Oxon Run tributary that flows into the ... «WTOP, May 15»
Utah Lit: 'Tributary' by Barbara K. Richardson
Barbara K. Richardson's novel "Tributary" celebrates independence, personal grit, the broad definition of family and wide open spaces. On Friday at 12:15 p.m., ... «Salt Lake Tribune, Apr 15»
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