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See definition of watershed on Dictionary.com
  • as inlandmark
  • as inbasin
  • as indrainage basin

synonyms for watershed

  • milestone
  • crisis
  • event
  • milepost
  • stage
  • waypost
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How to use watershed in a sentence

“I was actually shocked at how torn up that upper end of the watershed was,” Joab said.
OIL COMPANIES ARE PROFITING FROM ILLEGAL SPILLS. AND CALIFORNIA LETS THEM.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUN, AND LYLLA YOUNES, PROPUBLICASEPTEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
Each watershed was thought to be unique—leaving little ability to create a model that would work equally well across different river basins, Nevo explained.
GOOGLE BOLSTERS ITS A.I.-ENABLED FLOOD ALERTS FOR INDIA AND BANGLADESHJEREMY KAHNSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
Three-quarters of the 1,700-square-mile Tijuana River watershed lies in Mexico.
NO ONE IS ACTUALLY IN CHARGE OF SOLVING THE BORDER SEWAGE CRISISDIANNE FEINSTEINAUGUST 12, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Given that most of the watershed is in Mexico, this is a binational issue.
NO ONE IS ACTUALLY IN CHARGE OF SOLVING THE BORDER SEWAGE CRISISDIANNE FEINSTEINAUGUST 12, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
I think an over-reliance on grants, especially in public media, is a whole bunch of coverage of the watershed and nowhere near enough coverage of City Hall.
‘WE NEED TO BE READY TO HELP’: LION PUBLISHERS HEAD CHRIS KREWSON ON ASSISTING THE LOCAL NEWS INDUSTRYPIERRE BIENAIMÉJULY 21, 2020DIGIDAY
He says he would have walked on to the watershed the first day had we only stiffened his force with the 29th Division.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME 2IAN HAMILTON
In so far as our object was to follow up a glacier to the North Col we were now on the wrong side of a watershed.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
In Butler County there are four refineries on the Walnut watershed upstream from the area surveyed.
FISHES OF CHAUTAUQUA, COWLEY AND ELK COUNTIES, KANSASARTIE L. METCALF
A few years ago planting was undertaken on the watershed of the Colorado Springs, Colorado, reservoir.
OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
On steep slopes a certain number of trees must be left to protect the watershed and to prevent the erosion of the soil.
OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
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WORDS RELATED TO WATERSHED

  • bay
  • bowl
  • concavity
  • depression
  • dip
  • ewer
  • gulf
  • hole
  • hollow
  • lagoon
  • pan
  • pool
  • pot
  • sag
  • sink
  • sinkage
  • sinkhole
  • tub
  • valley
  • vessel
  • washbasin
  • washbowl
  • watershed
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