- A system of streams and rivers draining a given basin .
A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. Courtesy of the author & The Karst Waters Institute. 2002.
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drainage network — upių tinklas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Kurios nors teritorijos visos upės. atitikmenys: angl. drainage network; drainage system vok. Fluβnetz, n; Gewässernetz, n rus. речная сеть, f … Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas
drainage network — (not preferred) refer to drainage pattern … Glossary of landform and geologic terms
Drainage basin — Example of a drainage basin. The dashed line is the main water divide of the hydrographic basin A drainage basin is an extent or an area of land where surface water from rain and melting snow or ice converges to a single point, usually the exit… … Wikipedia
Drainage system (geomorphology) — In geomorphology, a drainage system is the pattern formed by the streams, rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin. They are governed by the topography of the land, whether a particular region is dominated by hard or soft rocks, and the… … Wikipedia
drainage pattern — The configuration or arrangement, in plan view, of stream courses in an area, including gullies or first order channelized flow areas, higher order tributaries, and main streams. Drainage pattern is related to local geologic materials and… … Glossary of landform and geologic terms
drainage system — upių tinklas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Kurios nors teritorijos visos upės. atitikmenys: angl. drainage network; drainage system vok. Fluβnetz, n; Gewässernetz, n rus. речная сеть, f … Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas
drainage cycle — drainage cycle, Geology. the beginning, development, and maturity of a network of streams to the time of interruption introduced by new conditions … Useful english dictionary
drainage system — A network of streams and tributaries  … Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology
Tile drainage — (in agriculture) is an agriculture practice that removes excess water from soil subsurface. Whereas irrigation is the practice of adding additional water when the soil is naturally too dry, drainage brings soil moisture levels down for optimal… … Wikipedia
Acid mine drainage — Yellow boy in a stream receiving acid drainage from surface coal mining. Acid mine drainage (AMD), or acid rock drainage (ARD), refers to the outflow of acidic water from (usually abandoned) metal mines or coal mines. However, other areas where… … Wikipedia