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1. watershed (om sted) a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)divide, water parting


Mindre specifikke termerline


Mere specifikke termercontinental divide


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerGreat Divide

2. watershed (om sted) the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFlood control in the Missouri basin.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)basin, catchment area, catchment basin, drainage area, drainage basin, river basin


Mindre specifikke termergeographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region


Mere specifikke termerdetention basin, retention basin

3. watershed (om begivenhed) an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe agreement was a watershed in the history of both nations.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)landmark, turning point


Mindre specifikke termerjuncture, occasion


Mere specifikke termerFall of Man, road to Damascus









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