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Till vs. Alluvium

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Tillpreposition

Until; to, up to; as late as (a given time).

‘She stayed till the very end.’; ‘It's twenty till two. (1:40)’; ‘I have to work till eight o'clock tonight.’;

Alluviumnoun

soil, clay, silt or gravel deposited by flowing water, as it slows, in a river bed, delta, estuary or flood plain

Tillpreposition

(obsolete) To, up to (physically).

‘They led him till his tent’;

Alluviumnoun

Deposits of earth, sand, gravel, and other transported matter, made by rivers, floods, or other causes, upon land not permanently submerged beneath the waters of lakes or seas.

Tillpreposition

(dialectal) In order that, to enable.

‘''Come here till I speak to you’;

Alluviumnoun

clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down

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Tillconjunction

Until, until the time that.

‘Maybe you can, maybe you can't: you won't know till you try.’;

Alluvium

Alluvium (from the Latin alluvius, from alluere, ) is loose clay, silt, sand, or gravel that has been deposited by running water in a stream bed, on a floodplain, in an alluvial fan, or in similar settings. Alluvium is also sometimes called alluvial deposit.

‘to wash against’;

Tillnoun

A cash register.

Tillnoun

A removable box within a cash register containing the money.

‘Pull all the tills and lock them in the safe.’;

Tillnoun

The contents of a cash register, for example at the beginning or end of the day or of a cashier's shift.

‘My count of my till was 30 dollars short.’;

Tillnoun

(obsolete) A tray or drawer in a chest.

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Tillnoun

glacial drift consisting of a mixture of clay, sand, pebbles and boulders

Tillnoun

(dialect) manure or other material used to fertilize land

Tillnoun

A vetch; a tare.

Tillverb

(transitive) To develop so as to improve or prepare for usage; to cultivate (said of knowledge, virtue, mind etc.).

Tillverb

(transitive) To work or cultivate or plough (soil); to prepare for growing vegetation and crops.

Tillverb

(intransitive) To cultivate soil.

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Tillverb

(obsolete) To prepare; to get.

Tillnoun

A vetch; a tare.

Tillnoun

A drawer.

Tillnoun

A deposit of clay, sand, and gravel, without lamination, formed in a glacier valley by means of the waters derived from the melting glaciers; - sometimes applied to alluvium of an upper river terrace, when not laminated, and appearing as if formed in the same manner.

Tillnoun

A kind of coarse, obdurate land.

Tillpreposition

To; unto; up to; as far as; until; - now used only in respect to time, but formerly, also, of place, degree, etc., and still so used in Scotland and in parts of England and Ireland; as, I worked till four o'clock; I will wait till next week.

‘He . . . came till an house.’; ‘Women, up till thisCramped under worse than South-sea-isle taboo.’; ‘Similar sentiments will recur to every one familiar with his writings - all through them till the very end.’;

Tillconjunction

As far as; up to the place or degree that; especially, up to the time that; that is, to the time specified in the sentence or clause following; until.

‘And said unto them, Occupy till I come.’; ‘Mediate so long till you make some act of prayer to God.’; ‘There was no outbreak till the regiment arrived.’;

Tillverb

To plow and prepare for seed, and to sow, dress, raise crops from, etc., to cultivate; as, to till the earth, a field, a farm.

‘No field nolde [would not] tilye.’; ‘the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.’;

Tillverb

To prepare; to get.

Tillverb

To cultivate land.

Tillnoun

unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together

Tillnoun

a treasury for government funds

Tillnoun

a strongbox for holding cash

Tillverb

work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation;

‘till the soil’;

Tillpreposition

less formal way of saying until

Tillconjunction

less formal way of saying until

Tillnoun

a cash register or drawer for money in a shop, bank, or restaurant

‘there were queues at the till’; ‘checkout tills’;

Tillnoun

boulder clay or other sediment deposited by melting glaciers or ice sheets.

Tillverb

prepare and cultivate (land) for crops

‘no land was being tilled or crops sown’;

Till

Till or glacial till is unsorted glacial sediment. Till is derived from the erosion and entrainment of material by the moving ice of a glacier.

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