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Deposit (something) again.‘material from the upper layers is redeposited lower down as a solid iron pan’
- ‘To widen the valleys, however, it is necessary to invoke sediment transport processes that can remove the material from the valley floors, to redeposit it in adjacent lowlands.’
- ‘At this margin, the southeasterly storm winds had a ‘shaving’ effect on the outer platform, removing significant amounts of sediments and redepositing them on the upper and middle slope.’
- ‘After the nitrogen is dispensed, the operator would then disconnect the supply line from the aircraft and redeposit the hose on the reel.’
- ‘The same memory may be withdrawn and redeposited many times in the same day.’
- ‘Then the lipid was redeposited at the water/air interface, and the number of molecules were recounted.’
- ‘The redeposit of such cash in the banking system would bring about an immediate runaway inflation and a massive flight from the dollar.’
- ‘Creationists say that the Flood scraped away these deposits, before redepositing the other sedimentary lawyers.’
- ‘Eluvium is the geological term for detritus from weathering rock (soil, dust and rock particles are broken down and redeposited by the wind).’
- ‘After this section is compacted, work crews will redeposit the top 10 metres of cleaned-up soil and rocks and compact it yet again with conventional highway compacting equipment.’
- ‘As will be mentioned below, specimens found along the west side of the Sacramento Valley of northern California were usually redeposited in submarine slumps, but these are the exception.’
- ‘If you then redeposit the bulk of the loan with the bank, you pay interest only on the amount you actually borrow.’
- ‘When water flows, it carries the dissolved constituents in solution and redeposits them elsewhere.’
- ‘You have to help by increasing physical activity or decreasing caloric intake so the fat isn't redeposited.’
- ‘Two years ago, Italy offered a tax amnesty to all those who pulled their money out of Switzerland and redeposited it at home.’
- ‘Therefore, the fat is redeposited in the region.’
- ‘Variable preservation suggests that some of the pollen may have been redeposited, possibly by water percolating through layers during summer melting.’
- ‘The phosphatized sediment crust was then broken into small fragments by heavy current activity and then redeposited and mixed in with adjacent lime muds.’
- ‘The officer handed Aidan her three bills, which she quickly redeposited in her purse.’
- ‘‘Our working hypothesis is that volcanically erupted rock was broken down into particles that were then transported and redeposited by wind or by liquid water,’ Christensen said.’
- ‘Resigned to displacing sand that will only be redeposited the following morning, the man struggles to find some meaning in his torturous existence.’
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