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Relating to the distribution or measurement of grain sizes in sand, rock, or other deposits.
- ‘Three different granulometric sand compositions were used in the study.’
- ‘The second application relates to the granulometric composition of a blasted rock mass in quarries.’
- ‘Such tephra layers provide information on eruption dynamics and chronology as deduced from granulometric properties, and thickness and distribution patterns.’
- ‘The effectiveness of crushing-sorting equipment also depends directly on the granulometric composition of the broken rock.’
- ‘In this regard, inert matter such as high granulometric sand is used as a rooting physical support means, although this sand is occasionally difficult to obtain, is quite expensive and also poses several limitations to the farming facility as a result of its nature and weight.’
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