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Noun
/ˈwôtərˌSHed/,/ˈwä-/,
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watersheds, plural;
  1. An area or ridge of land that separates waters flowing to different rivers, basins, or seas

  2. An area or region drained by a river, river system, or other body of water

  3. An event or period marking a turning point in a course of action or state of affairs
    • - these works mark a watershed in the history of music

  1. a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
  2. river basin: the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet; "flood control in the Missouri basin"
  3. landmark: an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend; "the agreement was a watershed in the history of both nations"
  4. Watershed is an American rock band based in Columbus, Ohio, consisting of Colin Gawel (guitar, vocals), Joe Oestreich (bass, vocals), Mark "Poochie" Borror (guitar), Dave Masica (drums). Watershed was once hailed as "Rock & Roll's Last Hope."
  5. Watershed is an Indie Contemporary Christian music group. Singing in the a cappella style (with the addition of Tony Brown's "beatboxing"), the group produced its first album, Audience of One in 2002. ...
  6. A drainage basin is an extent or area of land where water from rain and melting snow or ice drains downhill into a body of water, such as a river, lake, reservoir, estuary, wetland, sea or ocean. ...
  7. Watershed is the debut solo album by Grant McLennan, a member of The Go-Betweens. The album was recorded nine months after The Go-Betweens disbanded; it was released in 1991. ...
  8. A grey-level image may be seen as a topographic relief, where the grey level of a pixel is interpreted as its altitude in the relief. A drop of water falling on a topographic relief flows along a path to finally reach a local minimum. ...
  9. Watershed is the fifth solo studio album by k.d. lang and was released on . It is her first collection of original material since 2000's Invincible Summer. In the US, it debuted at #8 on the Billboard 200, with approximately 41,000 copies sold. ...
  10. The topographical boundary dividing two adjacent catchment basins, such as a ridge or a crest; A region of land within which water flows down into a specified body, such as a river, lake, sea, or ocean; a drainage basin; A critical point marking a change in course or development; The time ...
  11. (watersheds) areas drained by a particular stream or river; large watersheds may contain several smaller watersheds.
  12. (Watersheds) Area from which all precipitation flows to a single stream or set of streams.
  13. (Watersheds) Dividing landforms, such as ridges, between two river systems. Can also be water basins draining to a defined point.
  14. (Watersheds) with Threatened & impaired values that are listed as threatened, endangered, or candidate under the State or Federal Endangered Species Acts with their implementing regulations, are currently present or can be restored.
  15. A geographical area within which rain water and other liquid effluents seep and run into common surface or subsurface water bodies such as streams, rivers, lakes, or aquifers.
  16. The area within a landscape which all runoff collects into a single stream or drainage system.
  17. An area from which water drains into a lake, stream or other body of water. A watershed is also often referred to as a basin, with the basin boundary defined by a high ridge or divide, and with a lake or river located at a lower point.
  18. The land area that drains into a stream. An area of land that contributes runoff to one specific delivery point; large watersheds may be composed of several smaller "subsheds", each of which contributes runoff to different locations that ultimately combine at a common delivery point.
  19. The land area from which water drains into a stream, river, or reservoir.
  20. An entire drainage basin including all living and nonliving components of the system.
  21. The land surface and groundwater aquifers drained by a particular river system.
  22. The region drained by or contributing water to a specific point that could be along a stream, lake or other stormwater facilities. Watersheds are often broken down into sub-areas for the purpose of hydrologic modeling.
  23. An area drained by a river or river system
  24. An area of land that drains to a single outlet and is separated from other watersheds by a divide.
  25. Surface drainage area that contributes water to a lake, river, or other body of water.