braided channel
   (not recommended)
   use braided stream.

Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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  • braided stream —    A channel or stream with multiple channels that interweave as a result of repeated bifurcation and convergence of flow around inter channel bars, resembling (in plan view) the strands of a complex braid. Braiding is generally confined to broad …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • channel — Synonyms and related words: EDP, access, adolescent stream, adviser, aisle, alley, amateur band, ambulatory, announcer, annunciator, aperture, approach, approaches, aqueduct, arcade, arroyo, artery, authority, avenue, band, basin, beck, bed, bit …   Moby Thesaurus

  • channel —     a) [ streams ]    The hollow bed where a natural body of surface water flows or may flow. The deepest or central part of the bed of a stream, containing the main current and occupied more or less continuously by water.     b) (colloquial:… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • braided stream —    A stream that divides into or follows an interlacing or tangled network of several small branching and reuniting shallow channels separated from each other by branch islands or channel bars, resembling in plan the strands of a complex braid… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • meandering channel —    The term meandering should be restricted to loops with channel length more than 1.5 to 2 times the meander wave length. Meandering stream channels commonly have cross sections with low width to depth ratios, cohesive (fine grained) bank… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

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