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Term No.Term NameTerm Description
7575Lake farming The management of lakes for the production of crops, such as fish and other aquatic animals and aquatic plants......
7703Lake zonation The division of lakes into horizontal and vertical zones based on depth, light penetration, temperature and resident organisms......
5260Laminar flow1 - The flow of water in which particles of water move in parallel layers, each of which has a constant or only a very slightly differing velocity. 2 .....
3011Laminar flow, Streamline flow, or Viscous flow1 - Type of flow when each particle moves in a direction parallel to every other particle, and in which the head loss is approximately proportional to.....
3092Laminar velocityThat velocity below which, in a particular conduit, laminar flow will always exist, and above which the flow may be either laminar or turbulent, depen.....
5734Laminated woodAn assembled product made up of layers of wood and adhesive when the grains of adjacent layers are parallel......
5483LaminationBanding in rock caused by variations in colour of different minerals; frequently distinguished by the oxidation of the iron present......
8194LANLocal Area Network . Network where various terminals and equipment are all within a short distance of one another, and can be interconnected by cables.....
1586LandThe solid part of the earth considered in its entirety. A country or district, large or small, especially considered as a place of human habitation wi.....
5813Land coffer damAn excavation below groundwater, often close to valuable existing structures that must be protected, and surrounded by limited or very slowly flowing .....
5049Land drainageThe removal of excess surface and groundwater from agricultural land. Includes field and arterial drainage......
7763Land drainage Removal of excess, superfluous or gravitational water from soil or the soil surface......
7764Land drains Conduits (ditches or pipelines) that remove excess soil water from the profile to control a high ground-water table or a perched water table. Located .....
7576Land farming, or Land spreading The application of waste to land and/or incorporation into the surface soil, often providing nutrients or conditioning soil in the process......
4676Land forming1 - Modification of a field surface by mechanical means so as to improve irrigation or drainage. Various types of land forming include land grading, l.....
5230Land forming1 - The changing of the micro topography of the land to provide a surface grade to meet the requirements of surface drainage or irrigation. In land fo.....
6387Land formsPhysical features of the land surface developed by such processes as deposition or sedimentation (eskers, moraine, dunes), erosion (gullies, canyons, .....
5231Land grading, or Land smoothingThe process of forming the surface of land to predetermined grades so that each row or surface slopes to a drain. Land grading for surface drainage co.....
7834Land managementAll activities of man that affect the land; as a flood control technique it includes conservation practices on agricultural land, grazing, regulation,.....
3991Land ownershipIndividual (or group) ownership of land, with rights to sell.  .....
7821Land phase of floodThe initial phase in flood generation when water running over the surface of the ground collects in tiny rills to eventually evacuate into the stream .....
5232Land planingThe process of smoothing the land surface with a land plane to eliminate minor depressions and irregularities without changing the general topography......
7242Land pollutionThe presence upon or within land of one or more contaminants or combinations thereof, including, but not limited to refuse, garbage, rubbish, or junk,.....
2199Land reclamationThe process of making land capable of more intensive use by changing its general character, as by drainage of wet lands; irrigation of arid or semi‑.....
3993Land tenureArrangement or right that allows a person or a community to use specific pieces of land and associated resources (e.g. water, trees, etc.) in a certai.....
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