Definitions for "Turbidite"
A sedimentary rock deposited by a turbidity current. Graded bedding is characteristic.
Sediment or rock deposited by a swiftly moving bottom-flowing current (turbidity current). The turbidites of Fossil Basin may reflect periods of rapid expansion of Fossil Lake.
A downslope movement of dense, sediment-laden water created when sand and mud on the continental shelf and slope are dislodged and thrown into suspension.