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saccharoidal

resembling sugar, as in taste, appearance, consistency, or composition; as, saccharoidal limestone.

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rhomb

  • noun a parallelogram with four equal sides; an oblique-angled equilateral parallelogram
    diamond; rhombus.

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vuggy

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ankerite

(Min.) A mineral closely related to dolomite, but containing iron.

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sparry

Resembling spar, or consisting of spar; abounding with spar; having a confused crystalline structure; spathose.

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rhomb

  • noun a parallelogram with four equal sides; an oblique-angled equilateral parallelogram
    diamond; rhombus.

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calcitic

  • adjective of or relating to or containing calcite

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cement

  • noun concrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement
    • they stood on the grey cement beside the pool
  • noun a building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay; used with water and sand or gravel to make concrete and mortar

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microcrystalline

  • adjective satellite containing crystals that are visible only under a microscope

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intercalation

  • noun an insertion into a calendar
    embolism.

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calcine

  • verb heat a substance so that it oxidizes or reduces

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breccia

  • noun a rudaceous rock consisting of sharp fragments embedded in clay or sand

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manitoulin

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refractory

  • noun lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace
    furnace lining.
  • adjective satellite not responding to treatment
    stubborn.
    • a stubborn infection
    • a refractory case of acne
    • stubborn rust stains

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evaporitic

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effervesce

  • verb become bubbly or frothy or foaming
    froth; foam; sparkle; form bubbles; fizz.
    • The boiling soup was frothing
    • The river was foaming
    • Sparkling water

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saccharoid

resembling sugar, as in taste, appearance, consistency, or composition; as, saccharoidal limestone.

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dolomite

  • noun a kind of sedimentary rock resembling marble or limestone but rich in magnesium carbonate
  • noun a light colored mineral consisting of calcium magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium; used as a ceramic and as fertilizer
    bitter spar.

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aquifer

  • noun underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc

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brecciate

  • verb form into breccia
    • brecciated rock
  • verb break into breccia
    • brecciate rock

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magnesite

  • noun a white mineral consisting of magnesium carbonate; a source of magnesium

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culebra

  • noun a small island off the coast of Puerto Rico with miles of beautiful beaches

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mudstones

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limy

Smeared with, or consisting of, lime; viscous. "Limy snares.' Spenser.

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bedrock

  • noun solid unweathered rock lying beneath surface deposits of soil
  • noun principles from which other truths can be derived
    fundamentals; fundamental principle; basics; basic principle.
    • first you must learn the fundamentals
    • let's get down to basics

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argillaceous

  • adjective resembling or containing clay
    clayey.
    • argillaceous rocks

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anhydrite

(Min.) A mineral of a white a slightly bluish color, usually massive. It is anhydrous sulphate of lime, and differs from gypsum in not containing water (whence the name).

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gasconade

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; vaporing; crowing; bragging; brag; line-shooting.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade
  • verb show off
    blow; boast; gas; brag; tout; swash; bluster; shoot a line; vaunt.

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sprint

  • noun a quick run
    dash.
  • verb run very fast, usually for a short distance

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cryptocrystalline

(Geol.) Indistinctly crystalline; -- applied to rocks and minerals, whose state of aggregation is so fine that no distinct particles are visible, even under the microscope.

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aquifer

  • noun underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc

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siderite

  • noun iron ore in the form of ferrous carbonate
    chalybite.
  • noun a meteorite consisting principally of nickel and iron

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silicified

(Chem.) Combined or impregnated with silicon or silica, especially the latter; as, silicified wood.

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crystal

  • noun a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
  • noun a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices

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noonday

  • noun the middle of the day
    high noon; noon; twelve noon; noontide; midday.

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concretion

  • noun the formation of stonelike objects within a body organ (e.g., the kidneys)
  • noun a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body
    calculus.
    • renal calculi can be very painful

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oolitic

Of or pertaining to oölite; composed of, or resembling, oölite.

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outcrop

  • noun the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land
    rock outcrop; outcropping.
  • verb appear on the surface, come to the surface on the ground
    • Big boulders outcropped

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silurian

(Geol.) Of or pertaining to the country of the ancient Silures; -- a term applied to the earliest of the Paleozoic eras, and also to the strata of the era, because most plainly developed in that country. ✍ The Silurian formation, so named by Murchison, is divided into the Upper Silurian and Lower Silurian. The lower part of the Lower Silurian, with some underlying beds, is now separated under the name Cambrian, first given by Sedwick. Recently the term Ordovician has been proposed for the Lower Silurian, leawing the original word to apply only to the Upper Silurian.

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marbles

  • noun a children's game played with little balls made of a hard substance (as glass)
  • noun the basic human power of intelligent thought and perception
    wits.
    • he used his wits to get ahead
    • I was scared out of my wits
    • he still had all his marbles and was in full possession of a lively mind

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detrital

(Geol.) Pertaining to, or composed of, detritus.

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zechstein

(Geol.) The upper division of the Permian (Dyas) of Europe. The prevailing rock is a magnesian limestone.

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lamina

  • noun a thin plate or layer (especially of bone or mineral)

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drusy

(Min.) Covered with a large number of minute crystals.

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calcite

  • noun a common mineral consisting of crystallized calcium carbonate; a major constituent of limestone

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silty

  • adjective satellite full of silt
    • silty soil

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reservoir

  • noun a large or extra supply of something
    • a reservoir of talent
  • noun lake used to store water for community use
    artificial lake; man-made lake.

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bighorn

  • noun wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled horns
    Ovis canadensis; cimarron; Rocky Mountain bighorn; Rocky Mountain sheep; bighorn sheep.
  • noun a river that flows from central Wyoming to the Yellowstone River in southern Montana
    Bighorn River.

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fancy

  • noun something many people believe that is false
    phantasy; fantasy; illusion.
    • they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
  • noun a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination

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siliceous

  • adjective relating to or containing or resembling silica
    silicious.
    • gritrock is siliceous sandstone

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karst

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arenaceous

  • adjective resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas
    sandlike; sandy.
    • arenaceous limestone
    • arenaceous grasses

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limestone

  • noun a sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals

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bedded

  • adjective deposited or arranged in horizontal layers
    stratified.
    • stratified rock
  • verb furnish with a bed
    bed.
    • The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals

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gangue

(Mining) The mineral or earthy substance associated with metallic ore.

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overlie

  • verb lie upon; lie on top of
    • the granite overlies the older rocks
  • verb kill by lying on
    overlay.
    • The sow overlay her piglets

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rhombohedral

  • adjective satellite having threefold symmetry
    trigonal.

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cement

  • noun concrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement
    • they stood on the grey cement beside the pool
  • noun a building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay; used with water and sand or gravel to make concrete and mortar

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ordovician

(Geol.) Of or pertaining to a division of the Silurian formation, corresponding in general to the Lower Silurian of most authors, exclusive of the Cambrian. -- n. The Ordovician formation.

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overlie

  • verb lie upon; lie on top of
    • the granite overlies the older rocks
  • verb kill by lying on
    overlay.
    • The sow overlay her piglets

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galena

  • noun soft blue-grey mineral; lead sulfide; a major source of lead

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pebble

  • noun a small smooth rounded rock

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platy

  • noun small stocky Mexican fish; popular aquarium fish
    Platypoecilus maculatus.

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crust

  • noun the outer layer of the Earth
    Earth's crust.
  • noun a hard outer layer that covers something
    encrustation; incrustation.

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precipitation

  • noun the quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time
    • the storm brought several inches of precipitation
  • noun the process of forming a chemical precipitate

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blocky

  • adjective satellite resembling a block in shape
    blockish.

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marble

  • noun a hard crystalline metamorphic rock that takes a high polish; used for sculpture and as building material
  • noun a small ball of glass that is used in various games

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formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

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zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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lime

  • noun a caustic substance produced by heating limestone
    calcium hydroxide; calcium hydrate; caustic lime; slaked lime; hydrated lime; lime hydrate.
  • noun a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
    calx; quicklime; fluxing lime; unslaked lime; burnt lime; calcined lime; calcium oxide.

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laminate

  • noun a sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers
  • verb create laminate by bonding sheets of material with a bonding material

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bed

  • noun a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
    • he sat on the edge of the bed
    • the room had only a bed and chair
  • noun a plot of ground in which plants are growing
    • the gardener planted a bed of roses

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phosphatic

(Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, phosphorus, phosphoric acid, or phosphates; as, phosphatic nodules.

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brick

  • noun rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material
  • noun a good fellow; helpful and trustworthy

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calcine

  • verb heat a substance so that it oxidizes or reduces

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quarry

  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; prey; target.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt
  • noun a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
    stone pit; pit.
    • a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'

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outcrop

  • noun the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land
    rock outcrop; outcropping.
  • verb appear on the surface, come to the surface on the ground
    • Big boulders outcropped

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triassic

(Geol.) Of the age of, or pertaining to, the Trias. -- n. The Triassic formation.

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sulfide

  • noun a compound of sulphur and some other element that is more electropositive
    sulphide.

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grain

  • noun a relatively small granular particle of a substance
    • a grain of sand
    • a grain of sugar
  • noun foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
    food grain; cereal.

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stringer

  • noun a member of a squad on a team
    • a first stringer
    • a second stringer
  • noun a worker who strings
    • a stringer of beads

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ferruginous

Partaking of iron; containing particles of iron. Boyle.

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spar

  • noun any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable
  • noun a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging

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crystalline

  • adjective consisting of or containing or of the nature of crystals
    • granite is crystalline
  • adjective satellite distinctly or sharply outlined
    • crystalline sharpness of outline"- John Buchan

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texture

  • noun the feel of a surface or a fabric
    • the wall had a smooth texture
  • noun the essential quality of something
    • the texture of Neapolitan life

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hydrothermal

Of or pertaining to hot water; -- used esp. with reference to the action of heated waters in dissolving, redepositing, and otherwise producing mineral changes within the crust of the globe.

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dissolution

  • noun separation into component parts
    disintegration.
  • noun the process of going into solution
    dissolving.
    • the dissolving of salt in water

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recrystallize

(Chem. & Min.) To crystallize again. Henry.

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quarry

  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; prey; target.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt
  • noun a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
    stone pit; pit.
    • a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'

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fossiliferous

  • adjective bearing or containing fossils
    • fossiliferous strata

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limestone

  • noun a sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals

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clayey

  • adjective resembling or containing clay
    argillaceous.
    • argillaceous rocks
  • adjective satellite (used of soil) compact and fine-grained
    heavy; cloggy.
    • the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated

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grain

  • noun a relatively small granular particle of a substance
    • a grain of sand
    • a grain of sugar
  • noun foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
    food grain; cereal.

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saddle

  • noun a seat for the rider of a horse or camel
  • noun a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)
    saddleback.

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boulder

  • noun a large smooth mass of rock detached from its place of origin
    bowlder.
  • noun a town in north central Colorado; Rocky Mountains resort center and university town

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marly

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling or abounding in marl

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peak

  • noun the most extreme possible amount or value
    extremum.
    • voltage peak
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; efflorescence; flush; bloom; heyday.

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limpid

  • adjective satellite clear and bright
    liquid.
    • the liquid air of a spring morning
    • eyes shining with a liquid luster
    • limpid blue eyes
  • adjective satellite transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    crystal clear; lucid; pellucid; crystalline; transparent.
    • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
    • crystal clear skies
    • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
    • lucid air
    • a pellucid brook
    • transparent crystal

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gypsum

  • noun a common white or colorless mineral (hydrated calcium sulphate) used to make cements and plasters (especially plaster of Paris)

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shady

  • adjective satellite (of businesses and businessmen) unscrupulous
    fly-by-night.
    • a shady operation
  • adjective satellite of questionable taste or morality
    louche.
    • a louche nightclub
    • a louche painting

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aragonite

  • noun a mineral form of crystalline calcium carbonate; dimorphic with calcite

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guelph

(Hist.) One of a faction in Germany and Italy, in the 12th and 13th centuries, which supported the House of Guelph and the pope, and opposed the Ghibellines, or faction of the German emperors.

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chert

  • noun variety of silica containing microcrystalline quartz

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tar

  • noun any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
    pitch.
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; Jack; seafarer; mariner.

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inclusion

  • noun the state of being included
  • noun the relation of comprising something
    comprehension.
    • he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work

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formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

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devonian

(Geol.) Of or pertaining to Devon or Devonshire in England; as, the Devonian rocks, period, or system.

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