Flood Plain: Level land that may be submerged by flood waters.
Peneplain: A hypothetical extensive area of low elevation and relief reduced to near sea level by a long period of erosion and representing the end product of the ideal geomorphic cycle.
Photoflood: Artificial light source using a tungsten filament lamp and a dish reflector.
Great Plains Conservation Program (GPCP): This program, initiated in 1957, provided cost share and technical assistance to apply conservation on entire farms in 10 Great Plains states from the Dakotas and Montana to Texas and New Me . . . View Full Definition
Floodlight: Artificial light source with a dish shaped reflector and a 125-500+ watt tungsten filament lamp producing evenly spread illumination over the subject.
Flooding: A behavior therapy procedure for phobias and other problems involving maladaptive anxiety, in which anxiety producers are presented in intense forms, either in imagination or in real life. T . . . View Full Definition
Plain: tea taster's term to denote dull liquor with sour taste
Flood Tide: A tidal current that generally moves landward and occurs during the part of the tide cycle when sea level is rising. (See neap tide for contrast.)
Plain Cutter: A milling cutter with cutting teeth on the periphery (circumference) only.
Watershed And Flood Prevention Act Of 1954: P.L. 83-566 (August 4, 1954) established USDA’s small watershed program administered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service: purposes of projects built under this authority include fl . . . View Full Definition