postdepositional

adjective
post·​de·​po·​si·​tion·​al | \ ˌpōst-ˌde-pə-ˈzish-nəl How to pronounce postdepositional (audio) , -ˈzi-shə-nᵊl, ˌdē-pə- \

Definition of postdepositional

: occurring following the deposition of something (such as sediment, archeological artifacts, or marine organisms) postdepositional disturbance of marine sediment

First Known Use of postdepositional

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Postdepositional.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postdepositional. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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