HyperDic: sedimentary_rock

English > 1 sense of the expression sedimentary rock:
NOUNsubstancesedimentary rockrock formed from consolidated clay sediments
English > sedimentary rock: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
Meaningrock formed from consolidated clay sediments.
Narrowerarenaceous rockA sedimentary rock composed of sand
argillaceous rockA sedimentary rock formed from clay deposits
argilliteA sedimentary rock differing from shale in being bound by silica and from slate in having no slate cleavages
limestoneA sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals
rudaceous rockA sedimentary rock formed of coarse-grained material
shaleA sedimentary rock formed by the deposition of successive layers of clay
slateA fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers
Broaderrock, stonematerial consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
Spanishroca sedimentaria
Catalanroca sedimentària

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