eolian


eolian
   Pertaining to material transported and deposited (eolian deposit) by the wind. Includes clastic materials such as dune sands, sand sheets, loess deposits, and clay (e.g., parna). HP

Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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  • eolian — EOLIÁN, Ă, eolieni, e, adj. Care este acţionat sau produs de vânt. ♦ Formaţie eoliană = formaţie geologică a cărei origine se datoreşte acţiunii de transport, de sedimentare sau de eroziune a vântului. [pr.: e o li an] – Din fr. éolien. Trimis de …   Dicționar Român

  • Eolian — E*o li*an, a. [See {[AE]olian}.] 1. [AE]olian. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) Formed, or deposited, by the action of wind, as dunes. [1913 Webster] {Eolian attachment}, {Eolian harp}. See {[AE]olian}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eolian — see AEOLIAN (Cf. Aeolian) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Eolian — [ē ō′lē ən, ēōl′yən] adj. 1. alt. sp. of AEOLIAN 2. [usually e ] carried, formed, eroded, or deposited by the wind, as sand dunes, sediment, etc. n. alt. sp. of AEOLIAN …   English World dictionary

  • Eolian — US var. of AEOLIAN. * * * Eolian, Eolic, Eolipyle var. ff. æolian, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • eolian — also aeolian adjective Etymology: Latin Aeolus, Aeolus Date: 1622 borne, deposited, produced, or eroded by the wind …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Eolian — /ee oh lee euhn/, adj. 1. (l.c.) Geol. noting or pertaining to sand or rock material carried or arranged by the wind. 2. Aeolian. n. 3. Aeolian (def. 3). [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • eolián — adj. m. (sil. e o li an), pl. eoliéni (sil. li eni); f. sg. eoliánã, pl. eoliéne …   Romanian orthography

  • eolian — adj. (Geology) resulting from or caused by the motion of the wind (e.g. sand dunes) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eolian — adjective US spelling of aeolian …   English new terms dictionary