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PREFERRED TERM
rinsing  
DEFINITION
  • The removal of thin layers of surface material more or less evenly from an extensive area of gently sloping land, by broad continuous sheets of running water rather than by streams flowing in well-defined channels; e.g. erosion that occurs when rain washes away a thin layer of topsoil.
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http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/7227
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