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catena A topographic sequence of soils, of the same age and usually on the same parent material, which is repeated across larger landscape transects. Individual soil-profile types are related to site conditions and to position on a slope. The term was introduced in East Africa in the 1930s, and is mainly applicable in certain non-glaciated landscapes, particularly those with small, hilly relief (e.g. loess areas).

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catena A topographic sequence of soils, of the same age and usually on the same parent material, that is repeated across larger landscape transects. Individual soil-profile types are related to site conditions and to position on a slope. The term was introduced in E. Africa in the 1930s, and is mainly applicable in certain non-glaciated landscapes, particularly those with small, hilly relief (e.g. loess areas).

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catena Topographic sequence of soils, of the same age and usually on the same parent material, that is repeated across larger landscape transects. Individual soil profile types are related to site conditions and to position on a slope. The term was introduced in E. Africa in the 1930s, and is mainly applicable in certain non-glaciated landscapes, particularly those with small, hilly relief, e.g. loess areas.

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catena series of quotations in support of a thesis, etc. XVII. Short for ecclL. catēna patrum ‘chain of the Fathers’ (viz. of the Church); see CHAIN.
So catenary (math.) curve formed by a chain hanging from two points. XVIII. catenation linking into or as with a chain, XVII.

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Catena

a chain or a connected series; a string or series of extracts from the writings of the Christian Fathers. See also chain.

Examples: catena of conscious observance, 1868; of difficulties, 1884; of opinion; 1862; of tory platitudes, 1886; of writers, 1862.

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catenaabstainer, arcana, campaigner, Cana, caner, cantilena, complainer, container, detainer, drainer, entertainer, explainer, Gaenor, gainer, Gaynor, grainer, Jena, Lena, maintainer, Marlene, N'Djamena, obtainer, ordainer, planar, planer, profaner, Rayner, retainer, scena, seiner, Sinn Feiner, strainer, sustainer, trainer, uniplanar •straightener •Adelina, Angelina, arena, Argentina, ballerina, Ballymena, Bettina, Bukovina, Burkina, cantina, Cartagena, casuarina, catena, Christina, cleaner, concertina, congener, contravener, convener, Cortina, demeanour (US demeanor), deus ex machina, duodena, Edwina, Ena, farina, Filipina, galena, Georgina, Gina, gleaner, hyena, Ina, intervener, kachina, kina, Magdalena, marina, Martina, Medina, Messalina, Messina, misdemeanour (US misdemeanor), Nina, novena, ocarina, Palestrina, Pasadena, Philomena, piscina, retsina, Rowena, Sabrina, scarlatina, screener, Selina, semolina, Seraphina, Serena, Sheena, signorina, sonatina, subpoena, Taormina, tsarina, verbena, vina, weaner, wiener, Wilhelmina, Zena •sweetener • pipecleaner

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