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[mass noun] The natural diversion of the headwaters of one stream into the channel of another, typically resulting from rapid headward erosion by the latter stream.
- ‘The main geological changes that have caused river capture are glaciation and tectonic movement associated with earthquake faults.’
- ‘The study emphasizes the significance of river capture in re-routing both sediment and water discharge between sedimentary basins.’
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