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A tributary or affluent is a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or main stem (or parent) river or a lake. [1]

37 relations: Amazon River, American River, Atlantic Ocean, Body of water, Chicago River, Confluence, Current (stream), Data structure, Distributary, Drainage basin, Estuary, Groundwater, Hierarchy, Huai River, Hun River (Liao River tributary), Jialing River, Lake, Liao River, Main stem, Merriam-Webster, Ohio River, River, River delta, River fork, River source, Steer Creek (West Virginia), Strahler number, Stream, Taizi River, Tree (data structure), Tree structure, Tributary, United States Forest Service, Wabash River, Xar Moron River, Xiliao River, Yangtze.

Amazon River

The Amazon River (or; Spanish and Amazonas) in South America is the largest river by discharge volume of water in the world, and either the longest or second longest.

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American River

The American River (Río de los Americanos during the period before 1847 ruled by Mexico) is a 120-mile-long river in California that runs from the Sierra Nevada mountain range to its confluence with the Sacramento River in the Sacramento Valley.

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Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.

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Body of water

A body of water or waterbody (often spelled water body) is any significant accumulation of water, generally on a planet's surface.

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Chicago River

The Chicago River is a system of rivers and canals with a combined length of that runs through the city of Chicago, including its center (the Chicago Loop).

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In geography, a confluence (also: conflux) occurs where two or more flowing bodies of water join together to form a single channel.

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Current (stream)

A current, in a river or stream, is the flow of water influenced by gravity as the water moves downhill to reduce its potential energy.

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Data structure

In computer science, a data structure is a data organization and storage format that enables efficient access and modification.

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A distributary, or a distributary channel, is a stream that branches off and flows away from a main stream channel.

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Drainage basin

A drainage basin is any area of land where precipitation collects and drains off into a common outlet, such as into a river, bay, or other body of water.

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An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

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Groundwater is the water present beneath Earth's surface in soil pore spaces and in the fractures of rock formations.

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A hierarchy (from the Greek hierarchia, "rule of a high priest", from hierarkhes, "leader of sacred rites") is an arrangement of items (objects, names, values, categories, etc.) in which the items are represented as being "above", "below", or "at the same level as" one another A hierarchy can link entities either directly or indirectly, and either vertically or diagonally.

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Huai River

The Huai River, formerly romanized as the Hwai, is a major river in China.

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Hun River (Liao River tributary)

The Hun River (渾河, "the muddy river") is a river in Liaoning Province, China, and was formerly one of the largest tributaries of the Liao River.

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Jialing River

The Jialing River, formerly known by numerous other names, is a major tributary of the Yangtze River in the Sichuan Basin.

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A lake is an area filled with water, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land, apart from any river or other outlet that serves to feed or drain the lake.

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Liao River

The Liao River is the principal river in southern Northeast China, and one of the seven main river systems in mainland China.

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Main stem

In hydrology, a main stem (or trunk) is "the primary downstream segment of a river, as contrasted to its tributaries".

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Merriam–Webster, Incorporated is an American company that publishes reference books which is especially known for its dictionaries.

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Ohio River

The Ohio River, which streams westward from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Cairo, Illinois, is the largest tributary, by volume, of the Mississippi River in the United States.

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A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river.

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River delta

A river delta is a landform that forms from deposition of sediment carried by a river as the flow leaves its mouth and enters slower-moving or stagnant water.

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River fork

A river fork is a place where a river divides into two parts.

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River source

The source or headwaters of a river or stream is the furthest place in that river or stream from its estuary or confluence with another river, as measured along the course of the river.

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Steer Creek (West Virginia)

Steer Creek is a tributary of the Little Kanawha River in central West Virginia in the United States.

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Strahler number

In mathematics, the Strahler number or Horton–Strahler number of a mathematical tree is a numerical measure of its branching complexity.

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A stream is a body of water with surface water flowing within the bed and banks of a channel.

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Taizi River

The Taizi River is a major river in the Liaoning province of Northeastern China.

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Tree (data structure)

In computer science, a tree is a widely used abstract data type (ADT)—or data structure implementing this ADT—that simulates a hierarchical tree structure, with a root value and subtrees of children with a parent node, represented as a set of linked nodes.

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Tree structure

A tree structure or tree diagram is a way of representing the hierarchical nature of a structure in a graphical form.

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A tributary or affluent is a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or main stem (or parent) river or a lake.

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United States Forest Service

The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation's 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands, which encompass.

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Wabash River

The Wabash River (French: Ouabache) is a U.S. Geological Survey.

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Xar Moron River

The Xar Moron river (Shar mörön Шар мөрөн, "Yellow River") is a river in Inner Mongolia, in northeast China.

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Xiliao River

The Xiliao or West Liao River is a river in Inner Mongolia and Liaoning province, in northeast China.

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The Yangtze, which is 6,380 km (3,964 miles) long, is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tributary

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