illuviation
noun Etymology: 2in- + -luviation (as in eluviation) Date: 1928 accumulation of dissolved or suspended soil materials in one area or horizon as a result of eluviation from another • illuviated adjective

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  • illuviation — [ i(l)lyvjasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • mil. XXe; du lat. illuvio « débordement » ♦ Pédol. Processus d accumulation d éléments étrangers dans un horizon du sol. ● illuviation nom féminin Phénomène d accumulation de matière dans un horizon de sol, par apport… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • illuviation — [i lo͞o΄vē ā′shən] n. [see ILLUVIUM & ATION] the accumulation in an underlying soil layer of materials, as colloids or soluble salts, that have been leached out of an upper layer …   English World dictionary

  • Illuviation — L illuviation (à ne pas confondre avec éluviation) est l accumulation progressive dans une couche du sol (ou horizon) de diverses substances déposées par l infiltration des eaux (percolation). Habituellement, l argile, le fer, l humus se… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • illuviation — /i looh vee ay sheuhn/, n. the accumulation in one layer of soil of materials that have been leached out of another layer. [1925 30; ILLUVI(AL) + ATION] * * * Accumulation of dissolved or suspended soil materials in one area or layer as a result… …   Universalium

  • illuviation — noun The accumulation of suspended material and soluble compounds leached from an overlying stratum …   Wiktionary

  • illuviation —   inward movement of clays, minerals and organic matter to a low soil horizon From one above …   Geography glossary

  • illuviation — il·lu·vi·a·tion …   English syllables

  • illuviation — il•lu•vi•a•tion [[t]ɪˌlu viˈeɪ ʃən[/t]] n. agr. gel the accumulation in one layer of soil of materials that have been leached out of another layer • Etymology: 1925 …   From formal English to slang

  • illuviation — (ˌ) ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈāshən noun ( s) Etymology: in (II) + luviation (as in alluviation) : accumulation of dissolved or suspended soil materials in one area or horizon as a result of eluviation from another …   Useful english dictionary

  • zoneof illuviation — zone of illuviation n. See B horizon. * * * …   Universalium

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