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Term No.Term NameTerm Description
8901GeothermalA term meaning relating to the heat of the earth......
1052GeyserAn intermittent thermal spring that periodically discharges a column of boiling water and/or mud......
1053GeyseriteA general term for the silicious deposits, usually opaline, formed around thermal springs and geysers, whether loose, compact, or concretionary......
1020Ghyben-Herzberg lensA body of rain-fed fresh water depressing and overlying a sea-fed body of saline groundwater......
8168GHz (GigaHertz)The unit of frequency used to measure the clock rate of modern digital logic, including microprocessors. (GHz) Billions of cycles per second......
4741Giant rainer, Raingun, or Extra large rainerA rotating sprinkler having at least one nozzle of diameter greater than 12.5 mm......
3706Gibb moduleA type of rigid module, without any moving parts, developed by Gibb. The water from the supply channel is let through an inlet pipe that delivers it t.....
8470GIFGraphics Interchange Format, a popular Windows format for image files. .....
388Gigaimg:equations//383_402_e.jpg.....
8169GIGOGarbage In, Garbage Out, the term describing the output of a computer whose operation or accuracy is faulty......
3784Girder bridgeA bridge composed of reinforced concrete girders or steel plate or lattice girders that support the decking......
5910GirtHorizontal members from column to column to carry wall sheath......
1607Glacial tills, or Glacial soilSoil formed from materials deposited during the melting of an ice sheet......
750GlacierA perennial body of ice formed in a region where snowfall exceeds melting that flows down a mountain slope or valley, or over an extended area......
2262Glacis1 - A gentle slope. 2 - The sloping surface of a weir or fall......
8733Glass beadsBeads, small rounded pieces of glass. Used to simulate natural sediments in hydraulic model studies......
745Glaze, Clear ice, Black ice or Freezing rainA generally homogeneous and transparent ice layer deposited by drizzle or rain that is supercooled on surfaces having temperature below  0oC ; it may .....
7644Gley A soil (or soil horizon) developed under conditions of poor drainage; usually brownish grey, olive grey or mottled in appearance......
6325Global Positioning System (GPS)Equipment for determining latitude, longitude and elevation of a point using receiver at the point that gathers and analyzes signals from orbiting sat.....
2752Glory holeThe vertical part of the shaft of a glory hole spillway......
5471GneissMetamorphic rock, of the same composition as granite but the minerals arranged in massive bands or layers......
6062Go-devilA special cleaning element in a pumpcrete unit that is shoved through the pipe behind the last concrete by water under pressure and the water at the s.....
8629GoalStatement of the end produt or aim being sought......
8630Goal settingA term used to refer to aims, objects and targets of meta-planning. .....
8631Goal substitutionFinding alternatives to the goals that cannot be achieved......
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