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/ˈrivər/,
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rivers, plural;
  1. A large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another such stream

  2. A large quantity of a flowing substance
    • - great rivers of molten lava
    • - the trickle of disclosures has grown into a river of revelations
  3. Used in names of animals and plants living in or associated with rivers, e.g., river dolphin, river birch


  1. a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek); "the river was navigable for 50 miles"
  2. A river is a natural watercourse, from Merriam-Webster. Accessed February 2010. usually freshwater, flowing toward an ocean, a lake, a sea, or another river. In a few cases, a river simply flows into the ground or dries up completely before reaching another body of water. ...
  3. River is an album by Michael Hunter, released in 1994. Michael Hunter is an engineer for Marillion, and was an assistant engineer on Marillion's Brave album. River is an album of ambient and instrumental music, composed and performed by Michael Hunter. ...
  4. River ward is a political division returning three Councillors to the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. Elected representation is by Inder Singh Jamu, Liam Smith, and Patricia Twomey, all of the Labour Party (UK).
  5. River is the fourth studio album by former Guns N' Roses guitarist Izzy Stradlin. It is the third album to feature ex-Guns N' Roses bass guitarist Duff Mckagan
  6. River is a 2006 urban fantasy novel by Skyla Dawn Cameron. It is the author's debut novel.
  7. The river card is the final card dealt in a poker hand, to be followed by a final round of betting and, if necessary, a showdown. In Texas hold 'em and Omaha hold'em, the river, is the fifth and last card to be dealt to the board, after the flop and turn.
  8. A large and often winding stream which drains a land mass, carrying water down from higher areas to a lower point, ending at an ocean or in an inland sea. Occasionally rivers overflow their banks and cause floods; Any large flow of a liquid in a single body (e.g. ...
  9. (Rivers) spaces between words that create irregular lines of white space in body type, particularly occurs when the lines of type have been set with excessive word spacing.
  10. (RIVERS) Peoples also channels of religious teaching.
  11. (Rivers) A river is a typographic term for the ugly white gaps that can appear in justified columns of type, when there is too much space between words on concurrent lines of text. Rivers are particularly common in narrow columns of text, where the type size is relatively large.
  12. (Rivers) In a paragraph of text, a series of wordspaces that accidentally align vertically or diagonally, creating an awkward flow of white space within the column of text.
  13. (Rivers) Mt. Apo has 19 major rivers and 21 creeks draining its 8 major watersheds (PASAlist.1992). Out of the 19 major rivers, only two has studies as reported by SEA-BMB consultants for the Mt. Apo Geothermal Project Environmental Impact Assessment 1991. ...
  14. (Rivers) Penna, Chitravathi, Kunderu, Papaghni, Sagileru, kundhu KC canal(Tungabadhra ) and Cheyeru
  15. (Rivers) The chief river is the Yang-tze, called simply Ta-kiang (Great River) or Kiang (River); as far as the Sze-ch'wan bend it is called Kin-sha-kiang; its general course is from west to east and its length about 4000 miles. ...
  16. (Rivers) andlakes. The Tigris and Euphrates rivers belong to the drainage basin of the Persian Gulf. The Kura and Araks (Aras) drain into the Caspian Sea, and the Yesjl, Kizil, and Coruh empty into the Black Sea. Some of these rivers flow through Turkish territory only in their upper courses. ...
  17. Rivers symbolize life and the evolvement of your self. Beginning in the center of the earth, rivers run through various twists and bends, falls and shallows, growing broader, deeper and becoming slower as it nears the end of it's course.
  18. This is the last card given in all games. In Hold'em and Omaha, it is also known as 5th street. In Stud games, it is also known as 7th street.
  19. The fifth and final community card. Also used as a verb for being beaten by a hand that an opponent makes on the river card. For example “I got rivered by the flush!”
  20. The fifth and last card common for all the players.
  21. a usually-curved or rectangular constant-width region in a tile or crease pattern that creates a segment between groups of flaps in the folded form.
  22. A river was considered a giver of life to the inhabitants of the Ancient Near East. Not only did it provide water to the desert but its annual flooding deposited water in the surrounding land for the production of crops. For this reason the Hebrew word nahar can be translated as a river or a flood.
  23. Maze texture type indicating the relative density of dead ends and junctions. A Maze with a low river factor has many short dead ends, while a Maze with a high river factor has fewer but longer dead ends.
  24. The fifth and final community card.