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1[in combination] (of a place) having a specified number or type of beds:‘a twin-bedded room’
(of rock) deposited in layers of strata:‘thinly bedded carbonate mudstones’
- ‘The thinner bedded sandstones are considered overbank flood deposits.’
- ‘Some of the bedded sandstone inclusions were folded prior to inclusion within the melange.’
- ‘The sedimentary rocks are well bedded and dominated by mudstones with beds 2-5 metres thick.’
- ‘The age of the tuff collected from bedded volcanic rocks newly exposed in the quarry at Bardon Hill is less easy to interpret.’
- ‘This is the only location where bedded sedimentary rocks were observed to be in direct contact with the pillow basalts.’
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