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Term No.Term NameTerm Description
8192L2 cache, Secondary cacheA larger, slower cache between the primary cache and main memory. Whereas the primary cache is often on the same integrated circuit as the central pro.....
9328La NiñaSee El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) (9304)......
8193Label1 - A set of symbols used to identify or describe an item, record message, or file. Occasionally it may be the same as the address in storage. 2 - To .....
7293LabellingAdding a tracer to water or sediment to follow its movement......
9050Labour recordsRecords relating to all labour employed on the site, the trades and classifications, number of labour, periods of engagement, idle time and the compar.....
3082Lacey`s equationAn empirical equation for alluvial channel. Equation propounded by Lacey for design of channels designs that relates regime velocity, slope and sedime.....
3146Lacey`s silt factor (f )A factor introduced by Lacey in 1930 based on the theory that in all regime channels of the same silt grade the ratio V2/R in which V denotes the mean.....
2288Lacey`s waterway, or Lacey`s wetted perimeterThe wetted perimeter determined by Lacey`s formula P = 1.47 Q 1/2 where P = perimeter in metres, and Q = discharge in cubic metres per second (cumec)......
1259LacologyThe study of lakes and ponds......
5778LacquerA solution of film-forming substances in volatile solvent......
5756Lacquer paintLacquer varnish, usually coloured and often opaque......
1265LacustrinePertaining to the lake environment......
2096Lacustrine, Fen soil, or LowmoorPeaty land, concave in shape, formed in low-lying positions under anaerobic conditions and containing much sedimentary material......
276LagAn event occurring in time t +k (k greater than zero) is said to lag behind an event occurring at time t , the extent of the `lag` being k . An event .....
838Lag (time)1 : The time elapsing between the occurrence of corresponding changes in discharge or water level at two points in a river. 2 - The time between the b.....
277Lag correlationThe correlation between two series when one of the series has a lag with reference to the other......
1342Lag depositsDeposits in stream channels of larger and heavier particles which get sorted out and left behind while the smaller and lighter particles are moved rap.....
4276Lagging1 - Planks or other materials used for the outer cylinder or drum in a drum-curb. 2 - See 6129......
6129Lagging1 - The surface or contact area of a drum or flat pulley especially a detachable surface or one of special composition. 2 - See 4276......
1270LagoonA shallow area of water generally separated from a larger body of water by a partial barrier......
7434LagoonAn oxidation pond in which wastewater is purified through sedimentation, and both aerobic and anaerobic biochemical action......
4445LagorA local term used in India for one of the two systems of working the rope-and-bucket lift. In this system the cattle have to return back on the same r.....
1271LagunaSpanish for `lake`......
5626LaitanceA watery scum which may form at the top of concrete when too much water has been used, or when too much floating or trowelling has been done. If laita.....
686Lake1 - An inland body of water, small to moderately large, with its surface water exposed to the atmosphere. 2 - A large body of water contained in a dep.....
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