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synonyms for limestone

  • chalk
  • chemical sedimentary rock
  • clastic rock
  • conglomerate
  • lithified sediment
  • mechanical sedimentary rock
  • nonclastic rock
  • sandstone
  • shale
  • stratified rock
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How to use limestone in a sentence

Among the piles of specimens were six large slabs of limestone.
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For now, you can ride 195 miles of its crushed limestone from the town of Norfolk in the east to Valentine in the west.
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With limestone outcroppings, rocky terrain, and vast, dry prairies, Missouri’s 12,423-acre Hercules-Glades Wilderness is a mish-mash of Ozark Mountain terrain.
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For limestone, he estimates that the number could be as much as twice that, because of the heat required to process the rock.
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That process would convert calcium oxide back into calcium carbonate, the main component of limestone, at which point the process can simply begin again.
A STARTUP USING MINERALS TO DRAW DOWN CO2 HAS SCORED FUNDING—AND ITS FIRST BUYERJAMES TEMPLEMAY 26, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In the cave-riddled limestone terrain of the Yucatan Peninsula, there are no rivers to supply sediment.
MANGROVE FORESTS ON THE YUCATAN PENINSULA STORE RECORD AMOUNTS OF CARBONCAROLYN GRAMLINGMAY 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
A canopy of hardwood trees provides cover, and old limestone walls adorn hills speckled with horse farms.
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Here is where we find our universal traveler 70 million years ago, still in the form of calcium carbonate in a limestone cliff.
CARBON, IT’S ELEMENTARY, DEAR READER - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYJOHN BARNETTAPRIL 14, 2021NAUTILUS
My wife and I stood on the deck and watched the limestone cliffs rise above the muddy Ohio while a Marathon Petroleum barge vanished in the offing.
A DAY’S DRIVE FROM CHICAGO, EXPLORING A VERY DIFFERENT ILLINOISCARSON VAUGHANFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The bedrock beneath the Robertson Glacier in Alberta, Canada contains limestone, shale, and sandstone.
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WORDS RELATED TO LIMESTONE

  • chalk
  • chemical sedimentary rock
  • clastic rock
  • conglomerate
  • limestone
  • lithified sediment
  • mechanical sedimentary rock
  • nonclastic rock
  • sandstone
  • shale
  • stratified rock
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.