Translation for 'oxbow' from English to Russian
NOUN   oxbow | oxbows
старица {ж}
oxbow (lake)
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Translation for 'oxbow' from English to Russian

oxbow (lake)
старица {ж}гидр.
Usage Examples English
  • A common characteristic of rivers, such as this one, that flow through sedimentary soil of lowlands is the formation of bends and oxbow lakes along its course.
  • In this, "strHexDigits" is oxbow code (or oxbow data).
  • The oxbow lake of Purbasthali sprawls over an area 3.50 km2.
  • Oklahoma's only natural lakes are oxbow and playa lakes.
  • The town was named after the "oxbow" in the Souris River near which the town is situated. Etymologically, the word "oxbow", as applied to a river, is a metaphor for the oxbow worn by an ox.

  • An oxbow lake called Stara Mura is popular destination for anglers.
  • It includes oxbow lakes, oxbow lakes with shrub swamps, and is considered by some to be the last substantial block of old growth bottomland hardwood forest in Texas.
  • It contains oxbow lakes from former meanders.
  • In the foreground, not far from the front building, the "Western Engineer" and several keelboats were moored in what appeared to be an oxbow cutoff of the Missouri.
  • It spans an oxbow of the Souris River.

  • A slough can form when a meander gets cut off from the main river channel creating an oxbow lake that accumulates with fine overbank sediment and organic material such as peat.
  • It lies beside a former oxbow lake of the Pathein River west of the river at the edge of the flood plain.
  • The natives camped near the river in the summer months before retreating behind the river bluffs and settling on the oxbow.
  • The fifth protected area is an isolated oxbow lake located off of the north bank of the river near to Shishou City: the Tian-e-Zhou Oxbow Semi-natural Reserve.
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