rill

  • 1 Rill — (r[i^]l), n. [Cf. LG. rille a small channel or brook, a furrow, a chamfer, OE. rigol a small brook, F. rigole a trench or furrow for water, W. rhill a row, rhigol a little ditch. [root]11.] 1. A very small brook; a streamlet. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Rill — Rill, v. i. To run a small stream. [R.] Prior. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 rill — [ril] n. [< Du ril or LowG rille < * ridula, dim. of Gmc base seen in OE rith, small stream] a little brook; rivulet vi. to flow in or like a rill …

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  • 4 rill|et — «RIHL iht», noun. a little rill …

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  • 5 rill — small brook, rivulet, 1530s, from Du. ril, Low Ger. rille groove, furrow, running stream, probably from P.Gmc. *riðele (Cf. O.E. rið, riþe brook, stream, which survives only in obscure English dialects), a diminutive form from PIE root *reie to… …

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  • 6 rill — ► NOUN ▪ a small stream. ORIGIN probably Low German …

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  • 7 Rill — 51.5999888888896.5399083333333 Koordinaten: 51° 36′ N, 6° 32′ O Die Siedlung Rill gehört zum Ortsteil Menzelen der Gemeinde Alpen im Kreis Wesel am unteren linken Niederrhein …

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  • 8 rill — foot·rill; rill·et; rill; tou·rill; …

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  • 9 Rill — A rill is a narrow and shallow incision into soil resulting from erosion by overland flow that has been focused into a thin thread by soil surface roughness. Rilling, the process of rill formation, is common on agricultural land and unvegetated… …

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  • 10 rill — I. noun Etymology: Dutch ril or Low German rille; akin to Old English rīth rivulet Date: 1538 a very small brook II. intransitive verb Date: 1610 to flow like a rill III. noun or rille …

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  • 11 Rill — Un rill est une incision étroite et superficielle du sol qui est provoquée par l érosion consécutive au ruissellement concentrée sur une petite portion de terrain. Ce phénomène est commun sur les terrains cultivées ou sans végétation. Après leur… …

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  • 12 rill — I [[t]rɪl[/t]] n. a small rivulet or brook • Etymology: 1530–40; < D or LG; cf. Fris ril II rill or rille [[t]rɪl[/t]] n. astron. any of certain long, narrow trenches or valleys observed on the surface of the moon • Etymology: 1885–90; < G… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 rill —    A very small channel with steep sides caused by erosion and cut in unconsolidated materials by concentrated but intermittent flow of water, usually during and immediately following moderate rains or after ice / snow melt. Generally, a rill is… …

    Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • 14 rill — upokšnis statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Nedidelė pastovi ar laikina vandens tėkmė, turinti vagą, kuria nuteka lietaus, tirpsmo arba į Žemės paviršių išeinantis požeminis vanduo. atitikmenys: angl. rill; river; runnel;… …

    Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 15 rill — a creek, a small brook, a rivulet …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 16 rill — rill1 /ril/, n. a small rivulet or brook. [1530 40; < D or LG; cf. Fris ril] rill2 /ril/, n. Astron. any of certain long, narrow, straight or sinuous trenches or valleys observed on the surface of the moon. Also, rille. [1885 90; < G Rille; see… …

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  • 17 rill — noun /ɹɪl/ A very small brook; a streamlet. So twice five miles of fertile ground …

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  • 18 rill —    1. Small solution groove on surface exposures of limestone; most common in arid or semiarid areas [10].    2. Small channel cut by flowing water in the floor, wall, or ceiling of a cave [20].    3. The smallest category of stream in any… …

    Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • 19 Rill — 1. Am häufigsten ist dieser Familienname im Bereich Ulm. Hierbei handelt es sich um einen aus Rudilo, einer Koseform von Rufnamen, die mit dem Namenwort hruod gebildet sind (z.B. Rudolf), entstandenen Familiennamen. 2. In Nordwestdeutschland… …

    Wörterbuch der deutschen familiennamen

  • 20 rill — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. brook, stream. See water …

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