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See definition of boulder on Dictionary.com
  • as inmegalith
  • as inrock
  • as inslab
  • as instone

synonyms for boulder

  • cromlech
  • monolith
  • standing stone
See also synonyms for: bouldered
  • earth
  • gravel
  • lava
  • metal
  • rubble
  • slab
  • bedrock
  • cobblestone
  • crag
  • crust
  • lodge
  • mass
  • mineral
  • ore
  • pebble
  • promontory
  • quarry
  • reef
  • shelf
  • slag
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How to use boulder in a sentence

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.
ASTEROID BENNU MAY HAVE BEEN HOME TO ANCIENT WATER FLOWSNEEL PATELOCTOBER 8, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
When NASA’s OSIRIS-REx arrived at near-Earth asteroid Bennu, scientists were dismayed to find a surface covered with hazardous-looking boulders.
THE ASTEROID BENNU’S BRITTLE BOULDERS MAY MAKE GRABBING A SAMPLE EASIERLISA GROSSMANOCTOBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
She continues to boulder and sport-climb both at the gym and outdoors.
WHY EXPERTS ARE EXPLORING CLIMBING AS A FORM OF THERAPYULA CHROBAKOCTOBER 6, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
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.
TRAVEL BACK IN TIME AT MESA VERDEEMILY PENNINGTONSEPTEMBER 27, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
If you have trails or open space nearby, scaling small boulders works, too.
A 15-WEEK EXERCISE PLAN FOR KIDS AND FAMILIESKRISTA LANGLOISSEPTEMBER 12, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
On the opposite side of the stream, set back about thirty paces from the brink, stood a granite boulder.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
At the far end we made a little fire and lay round it in the shadow of a big boulder.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Boulder beaches are so quick in answering to every slight change in the conditions which affect them that they seem almost alive.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
The cutting is not altogether in the fixed material, for the boulder itself is also worn and scored in the work.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Here and there we will find a boulder perched on a pedestal of ice, which indicates a recent down-wearing of the field.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO BOULDER

  • boulder
  • cromlech
  • monolith
  • standing stone
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