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redeposit

  • verb deposit once again
    • redeposit a cheque
  • verb deposit anew
    • The water had redeposited minerals on the rocks

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loam

  • noun a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials

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windblown

  • adjective satellite used especially of trees; growing in a shape determined by the prevailing winds

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stratigraphy

  • noun the branch of geology that studies the arrangement and succession of strata

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erodible

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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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lanzhou

  • noun the capital city of the Chinese province of Gansu on the Yellow River
    Lanchow; Lanchou.

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bluff

  • noun a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)
  • noun pretense that your position is stronger than it really is
    • his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted

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pampean

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plateau

  • noun a relatively flat highland
    tableland.

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unweathered

  • adjective satellite not worn by exposure to the weather
    • chemical weathering was beginning to attack the unweathered bedrock

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plateau

  • noun a relatively flat highland
    tableland.

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peoria

  • noun a city in central Illinois on the Illinois River

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deposit

  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    sediment.

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loess

  • noun a fine-grained unstratified accumulation of clay and silt deposited by the wind

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untilled

  • adjective satellite not plowed or harrowed or hoed
    • untilled land

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mantle

  • noun the cloak as a symbol of authority
    • place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders
  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Mantle; Mickey Charles Mantle.

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lowan

  • noun Australian mound bird; incubates eggs naturally in sandy mounds
    mallee fowl; leipoa; Leipoa ocellata.

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soil

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; grime; grunge; stain.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    dirt.

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collapsible

  • adjective capable of collapsing or being collapsed
    collapsable.
    • a collapsible boat

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upland

  • noun elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
    highland.
  • adjective used of high or hilly country
    highland.

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aeolian

Of or pertaining to Æolia or Æolis, in Asia Minor, colonized by the Greeks, or to its inhabitants; æolic; as, the Æolian dialect.

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smoother

  • noun a power tool used for sanding wood; an endless loop of sandpaper is moved at high speed by an electric motor
    electric sander; sander; drum sander.
  • adjective having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities
    smooth.
    • smooth skin
    • a smooth tabletop
    • smooth fabric
    • a smooth road
    • water as smooth as a mirror

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colluvial

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loam

  • noun a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials

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silty

  • adjective satellite full of silt
    • silty soil

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steppe

  • noun extensive plain without trees (associated with eastern Russia and Siberia)

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decalcify

  • verb lose calcium or calcium compounds
  • verb remove calcium or lime from
    • decalcify the rock

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thin

  • verb lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  • verb make thin or thinner
    • Thin the solution

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rework

  • verb use again in altered form
    retread; make over.
    • retread an old plot

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deposition

  • noun the natural process of laying down a deposit of something
    deposit.
  • noun (law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness; usually conducted in a lawyer's office

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holocene

  • noun approximately the last 10,000 years
    Holocene epoch; Recent epoch; Recent.

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hill

  • noun a local and well-defined elevation of the land
    • they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia
  • noun structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
    mound.
    • they built small mounds to hide behind

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pleistocene

(Geol.) Of or pertaining to the epoch, or the deposits, following the Tertiary, and immediately preceding man. -- n. The Pleistocene epoch, or deposits.

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hilly

  • adjective satellite having hills and crags
    craggy; cragged; mountainous.
    • hilly terrain

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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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gully

  • noun deep ditch cut by running water (especially after a prolonged downpour)

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quaternary

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; four; quaternion; quatern; quartet; 4.
  • noun last 2 million years
    Quaternary period; Age of Man.

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mantled

  • adjective satellite covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak
    clothed; draped; wrapped; cloaked.
    • leaf-clothed trees
    • fog-cloaked meadows
    • a beam draped with cobwebs
    • cloud-wrapped peaks
  • verb spread over a surface, like a mantle
    mantle.

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overlying

  • adjective satellite placed on or over something else
    superimposed.
    • an overlying image
  • verb lie upon; lie on top of
    overlie.
    • the granite overlies the older rocks

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loamy

  • adjective consisting of or having the character of loam
    • richy loamy soil

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terrace

  • noun usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
    patio.
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    bench.

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unstratified

  • adjective not deposited in layers
    • glacial till is unstratified

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highland

  • noun elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
    upland.
  • adjective used of high or hilly country
    upland.

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calcareous

  • adjective composed of or containing or resembling calcium carbonate or calcite or chalk
    chalky.

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steppe

  • noun extensive plain without trees (associated with eastern Russia and Siberia)

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friable

  • adjective satellite easily broken into small fragments or reduced to powder
    crumbly.
    • friable sandstone
    • friable carcinomatous tissue
    • friable curds formed in the stomach
    • crumbly cookies

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bluff

  • noun a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)
  • noun pretense that your position is stronger than it really is
    • his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted

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weathered

  • adjective satellite worn by exposure to the weather
    weatherworn; weather-beaten.
    • a house of weathered shingles
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; weather; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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sediment

  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    deposit.
  • verb deposit as a sediment

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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plain

  • noun extensive tract of level open land
    champaign; field.
    • they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain
    • he longed for the fields of his youth
  • noun a basic knitting stitch
    plain stitch; knit; knit stitch.

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glacial

  • adjective relating to or derived from a glacier
    • glacial deposit
  • adjective satellite devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
    frozen; icy; frigid; wintry; frosty.
    • a frigid greeting
    • got a frosty reception
    • a frozen look on their faces
    • a glacial handshake
    • icy stare
    • wintry smile

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deposit

  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    sediment.

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fertile

  • adjective capable of reproducing
  • adjective satellite intellectually productive
    fecund; prolific.
    • a prolific writer
    • a fecund imagination

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accumulation

  • noun an increase by natural growth or addition
    accretion.
  • noun several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    assemblage; aggregation; collection.

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sandy

  • adjective satellite of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown
    flaxen.
    • flaxen locks
  • adjective resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas
    arenaceous; sandlike.
    • arenaceous limestone
    • arenaceous grasses

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belt

  • noun endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
  • noun a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)

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compact

  • noun a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
    powder compact.
  • noun a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    covenant; concordat.

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silt

  • noun mud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake
  • verb become chocked with silt
    silt up.
    • The river silted up

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eroded

  • adjective satellite worn away as by water or ice or wind
    scoured.
  • verb become ground down or deteriorate
    eat at; gnaw; erode; gnaw at; wear away.
    • Her confidence eroded

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subsoil

  • noun the layer of soil between the topsoil and bedrock
    undersoil.

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rhenish

Of or pertaining to the river Rhine; as, Rhenish wine. -- n. Rhine wine.

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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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powdery

  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    pulverised; fine-grained; small-grained; pulverized; powdered.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • adjective satellite as if dulled in color with a sprinkling of powder
    • a powdery blue

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soil

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; grime; grunge; stain.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    dirt.

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blown

  • adjective satellite being moved or acted upon by moving air or vapor
    • blown clouds of dust choked the riders
    • blown soil mounded on the window sill
  • verb exhale hard
    blow.
    • blow on the soup to cool it down

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horizon

  • noun the line at which the sky and Earth appear to meet
    visible horizon; skyline; sensible horizon; apparent horizon.
  • noun the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated
    purview; view.
    • It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge

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dissected

  • adjective satellite having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib
    cleft.
  • verb cut open or cut apart
    dissect.
    • dissect the bodies for analysis

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silt

  • noun mud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake
  • verb become chocked with silt
    silt up.
    • The river silted up

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sequence

  • noun serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
    • the sequence of names was alphabetical
    • he invented a technique to determine the sequence of base pairs in DNA
  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; succession; chronological sequence; successiveness.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients

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unconsolidated

  • adjective satellite loose and unstratified
    • unconsolidated soil

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profile

  • noun an analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics
    • a biochemical profile of blood
    • a psychological profile of serial killers
  • noun an outline of something (especially a human face as seen from one side)

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leach

  • noun the process of leaching
    leaching.
  • verb cause (a liquid) to leach or percolate

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accumulation

  • noun an increase by natural growth or addition
    accretion.
  • noun several things grouped together or considered as a whole
    assemblage; aggregation; collection.

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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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mantle

  • noun the cloak as a symbol of authority
    • place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders
  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Mantle; Mickey Charles Mantle.

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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smooth

  • noun the act of smoothing
    • he gave his hair a quick smooth
  • verb make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
    smoothen.
    • smooth the surface of the wood

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upland

  • noun elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
    highland.
  • adjective used of high or hilly country
    highland.

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doll

  • noun a small replica of a person; used as a toy
    dolly.
  • noun informal terms for a (young) woman
    wench; chick; skirt; bird; dame.

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undisturbed

  • adjective satellite untroubled by interference or disturbance
    • he could pursue his studies undisturbed

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cliff

  • noun a steep high face of rock
    drop-off; drop.
    • he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town
    • a steep drop

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terrace

  • noun usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
    patio.
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    bench.

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watershed

  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    water parting; divide.
  • noun the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet
    catchment basin; catchment area; basin; river basin; drainage area; drainage basin.
    • flood control in the Missouri basin

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layer

  • noun single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
    bed.
    • slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach
  • noun a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

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desert

  • noun arid land with little or no vegetation
  • verb leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch
    abandon; desolate; forsake.
    • The mother deserted her children

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underlie

  • verb be or form the base for
  • verb lie underneath

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textured

  • adjective satellite having surface roughness
    rough-textured; coarse-textured.
    • a textured wall of stucco
    • a rough-textured tweed

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cave

  • noun a geological formation consisting of an underground enclosure with access from the surface of the ground or from the sea
  • verb hollow out as if making a cave or opening
    undermine.
    • The river was caving the banks

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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cover

  • noun a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    concealment; covert; screen.
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    blanket.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

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younger

  • adjective satellite used of the younger of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a son from his father
    jr..
    • John Junior
    • John Smith, Jr.
  • adjective (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
    immature; young.
    • young people

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stratum

  • noun one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)
  • noun people having the same social, economic, or educational status
    social class; socio-economic class; class.
    • the working class
    • an emerging professional class

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wisconsin

  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin
    Wisconsin River.
  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States
    WI; Badger State.

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slope

  • noun an elevated geological formation
    incline; side.
    • he climbed the steep slope
    • the house was built on the side of a mountain
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
    gradient.
    • a five-degree gradient

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deposit

  • noun the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating
    sedimentation; alluviation.
  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    sediment.

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mound

  • noun (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
    pitcher's mound; hill.
  • noun a small natural hill
    hillock; hummock; hammock; knoll.

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stratified

  • adjective satellite arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks
    ranked; graded.
    • stratified areas of the distribution
  • verb divide society into social classes or castes
    stratify.
    • Income distribution often stratifies a society

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stratum

  • noun one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)
  • noun people having the same social, economic, or educational status
    social class; socio-economic class; class.
    • the working class
    • an emerging professional class

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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thickness

  • noun the dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
  • noun indistinct articulation
    • judging from the thickness of his speech he had been drinking heavily

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terrace

  • noun usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
    patio.
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    bench.

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typical

  • adjective exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category
    • a typical American girl
    • a typical suburban community
    • the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year
    • a painting typical of the Impressionist school
    • a typical romantic poem
    • a typical case of arteritis
  • adjective satellite of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing
    distinctive.
    • Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie
    • that is typical of you!

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depositional

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unaltered

  • adjective remaining in an original state
    unchanged.
    • persisting unaltered through time

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sample

  • noun a small part of something intended as representative of the whole
  • noun items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
    sample distribution; sampling.

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permeable

  • adjective allowing fluids or gases to pass or diffuse through
    • permeable membranes
    • rock that is permeable by water

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terrain

  • noun a piece of ground having specific characteristics or military potential
    • they decided to attack across the rocky terrain

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porous

  • adjective satellite able to absorb fluids
    • the partly porous walls of our digestive system
    • compacting the soil to make it less porous
  • adjective full of pores or vessels or holes
    poriferous.

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yellowish

  • adjective satellite of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk
    xanthous; yellow.

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highland

  • noun elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
    upland.
  • adjective used of high or hilly country
    upland.

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fossiliferous

  • adjective bearing or containing fossils
    • fossiliferous strata

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