consolidated sediment

consolidated sediment
уплотненная осадочная порода

Англо-русский словарь по ядерным испытаниям и горному делу. 2013.

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  • sediment — n. 1 matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid; dregs. 2 Geol. matter that is carried by water or wind and deposited on the surface of the land, and may in time become consolidated into rock. Derivatives: sedimentary adj. sedimentation n.… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • peperite — GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS A genetic term for a rock formed by in situ disintigration and mixing of molten magma or lava with wet, poorly consolidated sediment (Batiza and White, 2000, p. 361). A breccia like deposit formed from the extrusive or… …   Glossary of volcanic terms

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  • sedimentary rock — Rock formed at or near the Earth s surface by the accumulation and lithification of fragments of preexisting rocks or by precipitation from solution at normal surface temperatures. Sedimentary rocks can be formed only where sediments are… …   Universalium

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  • rock — rock1 rockless, adj. rocklike, adj. /rok/, n. 1. a large mass of stone forming a hill, cliff, promontory, or the like. 2. Geol. a. mineral matter of variable composition, consolidated or unconsolidated, assembled in masses or considerable… …   Universalium

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