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tributary 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈtribyəˌterē/,
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tributaries, plural;
  1. A river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake
    • - the Illinois River, a tributary of the Mississippi
  2. A person or state that pays tribute to another state or ruler
    • - tributaries of the Ottoman empire

  1. feeder: a branch that flows into the main stream
  2. (of a stream) flowing into a larger stream
  3. paying tribute; "a tributary colony"
  4. conducive: tending to bring about; being partly responsible for; "working conditions are not conducive to productivity"; "the seaport was a contributing factor in the growth of the city"; "a contributory factor"
  5. A tributary or affluent is a stream or river which flows into a main stem (or parent) river. A tributary does not flow directly into a sea, ocean, or lake. ...
  6. Tributary is a ballet made by Robert La Fosse and Robert Garland to Mozart's Divertimento No. 11 in D, K. 251 (1776). The premiere took place May 25, 2000, as part of New York City Ballet's Diamond Project at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center.
  7. A tribute (from Latin tributum, contribution) is wealth one party gives to another as a sign of respect or, as was often the case in historical contexts, of submission or allegiance. ...
  8. A river that flows into a larger river or other body of water; A nation, state, or other entity that pays tribute; Related to the paying of tribute
  9. (Tributaries) Selizharovka • Vazuza • Tvertsa • Shosha • Dubna • Medveditsa • Nerl • Kashinka • Mologa • Sheksna • Kotorosl • Kostroma • Unzha • Uzola • Oka • Kerzhenets • Sura • Vetluga • Rutka • Great Kokshaga • Little Kokshaga • Ilet • Sviyaga • Kazanka • Kama • Cheremshan • Sok • Samara • ...
  10. (tributaries) the data streams that are multiplexed together. Several tributaries merge to form a larger river of data.
  11. A stream that contributes its water to another stream or body of water.
  12. Peleg comes from the verbal root palag ^[str:6385] meaning "to split." A tributary is a stream that is "split" off from the main river.
  13. one river joining another. Usually the smaller of the two is labelled the tributary, and the larger is the main channel.
  14. Any waters flowing directly or indirectly into a waterbody.
  15. A lower order-stream compared to a receiving waterbody. "Tributary to" indicates the largest stream into which the reported stream or tributary flows.
  16. A small stream or river, which enters and increases the volume of the receiving river, lake, or reservoir.
  17. A tributary is generally regarded as a surface water drainage system which is interconnected with a river system. ...