cross-bedding

noun Geology layering within a stratum and at an angle to the main bedding plane.

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  • Cross bedding — Cross Cross (kr[o^]s), a. 1. Not parallel; lying or falling athwart; transverse; oblique; intersecting. [1913 Webster] The cross refraction of the second prism. Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 2. Not accordant with what is wished or expected;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cross bedding — (geology) another term for ↑false bedding (see under ↑false). • • • Main Entry: ↑cross …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cross-bedding — Crossbedding of sandstone near Mt. Carmel road, Zion Canyon, indicating wind action and sand dune formation prior to formation of rock (NPS photo by George A. Grant, 1929) …   Wikipedia

  • cross-bedding — n. Geol. lines of stratification crossing the main rock strata. Also called false bedding. * * * cross bedding, belt see cross B …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross-bedding —     a) Cross stratification in which the cross beds are more than 1 cm in thickness.     b) A cross bedded structure; a cross bed.    Compare: cross lamination.    GG …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • cross bedding —    Oblique deposition of thin beds with respect to the main planes of stratification [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Cross — (kr[o^]s), a. 1. Not parallel; lying or falling athwart; transverse; oblique; intersecting. [1913 Webster] The cross refraction of the second prism. Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 2. Not accordant with what is wished or expected; interrupting;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cross action — Cross Cross (kr[o^]s), a. 1. Not parallel; lying or falling athwart; transverse; oblique; intersecting. [1913 Webster] The cross refraction of the second prism. Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 2. Not accordant with what is wished or expected;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cross aisle — Cross Cross (kr[o^]s), a. 1. Not parallel; lying or falling athwart; transverse; oblique; intersecting. [1913 Webster] The cross refraction of the second prism. Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 2. Not accordant with what is wished or expected;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cross axle — Cross Cross (kr[o^]s), a. 1. Not parallel; lying or falling athwart; transverse; oblique; intersecting. [1913 Webster] The cross refraction of the second prism. Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 2. Not accordant with what is wished or expected;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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