Definition of varved in English:

varved

adjective

Geology
  • See varve

    • ‘Sediments in many proglacial lakes are varved (annually laminated) and thus offer the same temporal resolution as trees for paleoenvironmental studies.’
    • ‘We have obtained and analyzed cores of varved sediments from Cheakamus, Green, and Glacier lakes.’
    • ‘Axarus larvae almost always infest varved clay deposits that are remnants of Pleistocene glacial lakes.’
    • ‘Silt and varved clay, probably deposited during the last stages of Pleistocene glaciation, cover the entire floor.’
    • ‘In glacial terrains coarse-grained, so-called Gilbert-type deltas of gravels and sands are common, and these pass in deeper water into varved sediments.’