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elutriation The term 'elutriation' as it applies to the area of coastlines can be defined as ' the process by which a granular material can be sorted into its constituent particle sizes by means of a moving stream of fluid (usually air or water). elutriators are extensively used in studies of sediments for determining particle size distribution. under certain circumstances wind, rivers and streams may act as natural elutriating agents'.
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