Definition of turbiditic in English:

turbiditic

adjective

Geology
  • See turbidite

    • ‘Mehl argued for a turbiditic origin for the Arnager limestone.’
    • ‘The breccia is interpreted as a turbiditic debris layer, typical of the outer edge of the slope.’
    • ‘It has been interpreted as having been deposited in an offshore, inner basinal to turbiditic basinal environment.’
    • ‘These beds are commonly channelized and always exhibit erosive bases incised into underlying fine-grained turbiditic sandstones.’
    • ‘It comprises turbiditic elastic rocks with cherts, pillow lavas and greenstones.’

Pronunciation

turbiditic

/təːbɪˈdɪtɪk/