What Does Tributary Mean?

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The word tributary refers to branch of river that flows into a main stream. It is a smaller unit or a river that flows into a larger one and feeds it. The word tributary may also be used to mean that which pays tribute to something.
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A tributary is a small stream or body of water that flows into a larger body of water. Note that a tributary could also be a river, for example, the Missouri and Ohio rivers flow
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Bed load sediments are those that are transported in constant contact with the bed of the tributary before they are deposited. The sediments stay close to the bed of the tributary
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tributary:1:tending to bring about; being partly responsible for; 2:a branch that flows into the
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tributary: a branch that flows into the main stream; (of a stream) flowing into a larger stream; paying tribute; tending to bring about
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trib·u·tar·y
[trib-yuh-ter-ee]
NOUN [PLURAL TRIB·U·TAR·IES.]
1.
a stream that flows to a larger stream or other body of water.
2.
a person or nation that pays tribute in acknowledgment of subjugation or the like.
ADJECTIVE
3.
(of a stream) flowing into a larger stream or other body of water.
4.
furnishing subsidiary aid; contributory.
5.
paying or required to pay tribute.
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Tributaries means making additions or yielding supplies or contributory. It is also used to define a stream that flows into a larger stream or other body of water. The term can also be used in reference to a ruler or nation that pays tribute.
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