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Evaporation - The process by which liquid water is transformed into water vapour, Percolation - The downward movement of water within the rock under the soil surface, Throughflow - The water that move down-slope through the soil, Abrasion - the scraping and rubbing action of materials carried in a river, Traction - Large stones and boulders are rolled along the river bed, Solution - dissolved minerals are transported by the river, Capacity - The amount of material a river can carry, total load., Competence - The diameter of the largest particle that a river can carry for a given velocity, Hydraulic radius - Measure of channel efficiency, Point Bar - Gently sloping inner bank of a meander bend,

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