Noun(1) a branch that flows into the main stream
Adjective(1) (of a stream(2) paying tribute(3) tending to bring about; being partly responsible for
(1) While York appeared to have escaped any major flooding, a severe flood warning was put in place on the River Ure at Boroughbridge as waters from its tributary , the River Tutt, starting rising.(2) The local tributary rulers were deposed because they refused to pay their dues, and the ruler of Gilan was making overtures to the Ottomans.(3) The Big Hole River is the westernmost tributary stream in the Missouri river system.(4) the Illinois River, a tributary of the Mississippi(5) The monarchs of Ayutthaya found it expedient to enter into a tributary relationship with the Chinese emperors.(6) By what magic do they find their way back not just to the right river mouth, or the right tributary of that river, but to the precise little stream where they once hatched?(7) In fact, the world would probably have been divided between endlessly warring absolutist and tributary states without even the possibility of escape that capitalism provides.(8) Stonebridge Hill is a notorious stretch of road between Earls Colne and Halstead where the road bends sharply before crossing a bridge over Bourne Brook, a tributary of the River Colne.(9) The site was selected, in part, because of the deeply incised valley through which the Cohoke Creek, a tributary of the Pamunkey River, flows.(10) The largest stands are found not along the larger river channels but along slow-moving, meandering tributary streams where alluvial deposition is occurring.(11) Another tip is to look for tributary streams flowing into the main river.(12) Floodwater from this growing lake moved up tributary rivers.(13) Miller Beck, a small tributary of the River Leven near Newby Bridge, has become the latest area to have a section cordoned off to protect the habitat of migratory fish from thirsty cattle.(14) Hudson River tributaries are tidal up to the first natural barrier or dam and these tidal tributary mouths have high biological diversity.(15) But this map also clearly shows that the river has many canals, streams, branches and tributaries .(16) Wallachia and Moldavia became tributaries of the Ottoman Empire from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries, but kept their own princes.
(1) tributary :: uviko
1. headwater ::
2. creek ::
3. branch ::
4. fork ::
5. feeder ::
6. side stream ::
7. side channel ::
8. snye ::
9. conducive ::
10. contributory ::
Different Formstributaries, tributary
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