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[mass noun] Rock in its original place, i.e. that has not been moved or quarried.
- ‘Unfortunately, we do not have a wide selection of native rock available.’
- ‘The uranium is probably being rendered into a water-soluble form from the native rock through a process in the mining industry.’
- ‘It overlies the native rock or sediments from which the soil is formed.’
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