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noun as in megalith

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Weak match

noun as in slab

noun as in stone

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They found that boulders in this area showed bright veins, narrow in width but about a meter in length, similar to what’s found in other carbonaceous chondritic meteorites that have landed on Earth.

When NASA’s OSIRIS-REx arrived at near-Earth asteroid Bennu, scientists were dismayed to find a surface covered with hazardous-looking boulders.

She continues to boulder and sport-climb both at the gym and outdoors.

The trail finishes with a bang, as hikers must scramble hand over foot to climb several massive boulders on their way to the mesa top, where the modern world and parking lot await.

If you have trails or open space nearby, scaling small boulders works, too.

[Tatum laughs] Like I found the three other artsy goth kids at Boulder and hung out with them.

I did one semester at Boulder, which was more a stereotypical, American collegiate experience.

But even at Boulder I found the artsy kids and hung out with them.

Boulder was attractive because "it's beautiful and peaceful and people are nice—the opposite of New York—and my mother's there."

Talia Eisenberg is a self-described former New York “party girl” who moved to Boulder Colorado to get healthy.

On the opposite side of the stream, set back about thirty paces from the brink, stood a granite boulder.

At the far end we made a little fire and lay round it in the shadow of a big boulder.

Boulder beaches are so quick in answering to every slight change in the conditions which affect them that they seem almost alive.

The cutting is not altogether in the fixed material, for the boulder itself is also worn and scored in the work.

Here and there we will find a boulder perched on a pedestal of ice, which indicates a recent down-wearing of the field.


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to boulder, such as: cromlech, monolith, and standing stone.

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