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rain-wash A general term for the transfer of material across the surface and down a hillslope as a result of rainfall. Normally it consists of two components: rain-splash, which is the detachment and subsequent down-slope transfer of small soil particles by raindrop impact; and soil-wash, which is the down-slope movement of material by surface water flow. Rain-wash and creep are the two main hillslope processes.

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rain-wash

rain-wash The transfer of material across the surface and down a hill-slope as a result of rainfall. Normally it consists of two components: rain-splash, which is the detachment and subsequent down-slope transfer of small soil particles by raindrop impact; and soil-wash, which is the down-slope movement of material by surface water flow. Rainwash and creep are the two main hill-slope processes.

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