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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Origin and Etymology of resequent

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


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