resequent

adjective
re·​se·​quent | \ (ˈ)rē¦sēkwənt, ˈrēsək- \

Definition of resequent

1 : of, relating to, or being a stream that flows down the dip of underlying formations in the same direction as an original consequent stream but developed later and generally tributary to a subsequent stream
2 : of, relating to, or being a fault-line scarp that faces in the same direction as an initial fault scarp but is due to differential erosion rather than to crustal movement

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History and Etymology for resequent

re- + -sequent (as in consequent, subsequent)

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“Resequent.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resequent. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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