HyperDic: earth[s_crust

English > 1 sense of the expression Earth's crust:
NOUNobjectEarth's crust, crustthe outer layer of the Earth
English > Earth's crust: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningThe outer layer of the Earth.
Synonymcrust
Part oflithosphere, geosphereThe solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer mantle
PartsasthenosphereThe lower layer of the crust
NarrowerhorstA ridge of the earth's crust that has been forced upward between two faults and so is higher than the surrounding land
plate, crustal plateA rigid layer of the Earth's crust that is believed to drift slowly
BroaderlayerA relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another
SubstancessialThe granitelike rocks that form the outermost layer of the earth's crust
simarock that form the continuous lower layer of the earth's crust
Spanishcorteza, corteza terrestre
Catalanescorça terrestre

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