Definition of interbed in English:

interbed

verb

Geology
  • (of a stratum) be embedded among or between others.

    • ‘The section is dominated by quartzose grey and pink sandstone, interbedded with red-orange mudstones.’
    • ‘The emeralds are found in black calcareous shales interbedded with limestones of Cretaceous age.’
    • ‘Il is composed of gray, greenish shales interbedded with silty mudstones and siltstones.’
    • ‘They are interbedded with bioturbated muddy and sandy limestones, quartz-skeletal siltstones and sandstones.’
    • ‘It contains over 50 chest beds which are interbedded with shales, carbonaceous sandstones and minor tuffs.’

Pronunciation:

interbed

/ˈin(t)ərˌbed/