elbow of capture

Definition of elbow of capture

: an abrupt turn in the course of a river attributable to stream piracy

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“Elbow of capture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elbow%20of%20capture. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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