Deutsch: Bach / Español: Arroyo / Português: Riacho / Français: Ruisseau / Italiano: Torrente /

A creek is a watercourse smaller than, and often tributary to, a river.

In the context of the environment, a "creek" is a small stream or tributary that flows into a larger body of water, such as a river or a lake Creeks are typically smaller and less permanent than rivers, and they are often characterized by a shallow, narrow channel and a relatively small flow of water.

Here are a few examples of how "creek" might be used in the context of the environment:

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