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Term: Threshold velocity Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Velocity required to cause entrainment in the erosional agents of wind, water or ice. Threshold velocity is usually higher than the velocity required for transport because factors like particle cohesion. Also see critical entrainment velocity.  PhysicalGeography 

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