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Water Glossary - K
Kalema: A violent surf
that occurs on the coast of the Guinea region, West Africa.
Kame: A short ridge,
hill, or mound of stratified drift deposited by glacial meltwater.
Kame terrace: A terrace of
stratified sand and gravel deposited by streams between a glacier and an adjacent
(kw): A unit
of electrical power equal to 1000 watts or 1.341 horsepower.
hour (kwh): One
kilowatt of power applied for one hour.
possessed by moving water.
A number that describes
the rate at which a water constituent such as a biochemical oxygen demand or
dissolved oxygen rises or falls.