Definition of outcropping in English:

outcropping

noun

  • See outcrop

    • ‘Fifty feet below, the cabin squats near the tumbledown outcropping of rock like a demonic toad.’
    • ‘In 2002, a dozen Moroccan soldiers planted a flag on Parsley Island, a small, uninhabited outcropping off the shore near Ceuta.’
    • ‘I had my tripod set up on a rock outcropping in the direction of the wind.’
    • ‘Just 6 m to 8 m from the lander lies an outcropping of bedrock, the first recorded on Mars.’
    • ‘My den was probably a cubbyhole in some hillock or outcropping of rock.’