How to use Sloughs in a sentence
Below this region flow the streams of the Great Basin, none of which reach the sea, but either terminate in lakes having no outlet or else vanish in sloughs or " sinks."
The drift plains also contain numerous shallow hollows, locally termed " pots and kettles," which receive the drainage of their vicinity and form sloughs.
Eared grebes and ring-billed gulls breed on the sloughs of the plains, and rarely the white pelican nests about the lake shores.
A salivary gland degenerates when its nerve-supply is cut off; and the nerves leading up to the symmetrical sloughs in Raynaud's disease have been found in an advanced state of degeneration (Affleck and Wiglesworth).
The skin in the area of the original wound sloughs off.Advertisement
If the egg isn't fertilized, the lining sloughs off and leaves the body as a menstrual period.
This foaming, oil-free cleanser fights blemishes with salicylic acid and also sloughs off dead skin cells.
Here and there faint depressions occur, occupied by marshy sloughs, or floored with a rich black soil of pestglacial origin.
Among the lakes, sloughs and stubble-fields of the prairies, teal, ducks, coots and geese are found in abundance.