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n. an increase in one's land from soil deposited on the shoreline by natural action of a stream, river, bay, or ocean.

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ALLUVION. The insensible increase of the earth on a shore or bank of a river by the force of the, water, as by a current or by waves. It is a part of the definition that the addition, should be so gradual that no one can judge how much is added at each moment of time. Just. Inst. lib. 2, tit. 1, Sec. 20; 3 Barn. & Cress. 91; Code Civil Annote No. 556. The proprietor of the bank increased by alluvion is entitled to the addition. Alluvion differs from avulsion in this: that the latter is sudden and perceptible. See avulsion. See 3 Mass. 352; Coop. Justin. 458; Lord Raym. 77; 2 Bl. Com. 262, and note by Chitty; 1 Swift's Dig. 111; Coop. Just. lib. 2, t. 1; Angell on Water Courses, 219; 3 Mass. R. 352; 1 Gill & Johns. R. 249; Schultes on Aq. Rights, 116; 2 Amer. Law Journ. 282, 293; Angell on Tide Waters, 213; Inst. 2, 1, 20; Dig. 41, 1, 7; Dig. 39, 2, 9; Dig. 6, 1, 23; Dig. 1, 41, 1, 5; 1 Bouv. Inst. pars 1, c. 1 art. 1, Sec. 4, s. 4, p. 74.

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The four partners, Macky Weaver, Robert Davis and brothers David and Sean Reichard, will remain active and continue to develop the Alluvion Staffing brand.
Second, Gaius explains that the rules on alluvion apply to those incremental adjustments to ownership that are too small to "estimate" at any point in time.
at 593-94 (indicating that the federal statute's confirmation was only conclusive as between the patentee and the United States, and the alluvion issue between the parties was not a matter of federal law); id.
"We have all three here, but we need the will to do it." Alluvion's Matsushima says Hawaii's ag industry should be supplying at least 60 percent of the state's needs.
In addition to Alluvion and the seed corn grower Hawaiian Research, other tenants include A&K Nursery, a tuberose grower that rents 80 acres and Kahuku Farms, a watermelon grower that rents 120 acres.
Longtemps, il n'a concerne que l'or alluvionnaire considere comme de l'or secondaire puisque issu de l'alteration et de l'erosion des formations rocheuses auriferes et de l'accumulation dans les alluvions sous forme de poudre, paillette et de pepites (figure 1).
Deposits were classified, as in other reports of his, as i) M1--till, moraines, and erratics; ii) M2--ice-contact kames and proglacial and postglacial river terraces, marine Leda Clay and Saxicava Sand, the latter found in thicknesses up to ~200 feet (61 m); or iii) M3--recent 'alluvions' and lake sediments, and beach and saltmarsh deposits.
Maria is the largest one of the island, run through by a coaxial fault with the main pole filled up by recent alluvions with thicknesses rising from mountain to sea.
Cette jeune femme purifiee des alluvions de sa ville natale n'est qu'un corps ennuye sur les frontieres d'un desert [...] Je me perds avec elle dans un pays sans contours ferme par les grands pans verticaux de la nuit.
Let's skip this TV host's first name, and check out his surname and first name/surname combo: SULLIVAN ta1 = alluvions, villanous SULLIVAN ta2 = villainous ED SULLIVAN ta3 = vaudevillians