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Layering within a stratum and at an angle to the main bedding plane.
- ‘Lower Cretaceous tides revealed by cross-bedding with mud drapes.’
- ‘Intervals of siltstone and fine sandstone show climbing ripple lamination and low-angle cross-bedding.’
- ‘In addition to normal or planar bedding, other forms may be distinguished: tabular, wedge, lens, or irregular, in addition to cross-bedding, graded bedding, and rhythmic bedding.’
- ‘The large-scale cross-bedding shows that it was all laid down in deep, fast-flowing water in a matter of days.’
- ‘Intra-sedimentary faults, palaeochannels, and cross-bedding in sandstones and conglomerates are locally abundant.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.