How to use Sloughs in a sentence

sloughs
  • 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."

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  • The drift plains also contain numerous shallow hollows, locally termed " pots and kettles," which receive the drainage of their vicinity and form sloughs.

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  • Eared grebes and ring-billed gulls breed on the sloughs of the plains, and rarely the white pelican nests about the lake shores.

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  • 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).

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  • The skin in the area of the original wound sloughs off.

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  • If the egg isn't fertilized, the lining sloughs off and leaves the body as a menstrual period.

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  • This foaming, oil-free cleanser fights blemishes with salicylic acid and also sloughs off dead skin cells.

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  • Here and there faint depressions occur, occupied by marshy sloughs, or floored with a rich black soil of pestglacial origin.

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  • Among the lakes, sloughs and stubble-fields of the prairies, teal, ducks, coots and geese are found in abundance.

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