cross bedding


[kraws-bed-id, kros-]
adjective Geology.
having irregular laminations, as strata of sandstone, inclining in various directions not coincident with the general stratification.

cross- + bedded (see bed, -ed2)

cross-bedding, noun Unabridged
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cross bedding
geology Also called: false bedding layering within one or more beds in a series of rock strata that does not run parallel to the plane of stratification

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