progradation
/proh'gray day"sheuhn/, n. Geol.
seaward growth of a beach, delta, fan, etc., by progressive deposition of sediment by rivers or shoreline processes.
[1905-10; prograde (PRO-1 + (RETRO)GRADE) + -ATION]

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