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See definition of loess on Dictionary.com
  • as inclay
  • as indust

synonyms for loess

  • brick
  • earth
  • mud
  • terra cotta
  • adobe
  • argil
  • bole
  • clunch
  • kaolin
  • loam
  • marl
  • pottery
  • slip
  • till
  • argillaceous earth
  • china material
  • porcelain material
  • wacke
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How to use loess in a sentence

Benches cut out of the loess were found in both kitchen and sleeping-room.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
When the loess soil was of fair depth cultivation may have gone on for many years without fertilizers of any sort.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
They are situated by preference on the loess terraces of the streams and rivers, near enough to the water for boat communication.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
They were a peaceful folk settling by preference, though not exclusively, in the loess districts, as at Grosgartach.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
It is now generally agreed that all typical loess is wind blown.
CLIMATIC CHANGESELLSWORTH HUNTINGTON
The human bones found in the loess of the Rhine, near Colmar, were two fossilized fragments of the skull.
A MANUAL OF THE ANTIQUITY OF MANJ. P. MACLEAN
On both banks of the Meuse, at Maestricht (Hollerd) are terraces of gravel covered with loess.
A MANUAL OF THE ANTIQUITY OF MANJ. P. MACLEAN
The upper twenty feet consisted of loess and the lower forty feet of stratified gravel.
A MANUAL OF THE ANTIQUITY OF MANJ. P. MACLEAN
These bones were exhumed from a perpendicular cliff of solid loess, about five feet high.
A MANUAL OF THE ANTIQUITY OF MANJ. P. MACLEAN
In the alluvial plain into which the Schutter flows the the loess is two hundred feet thick.
A MANUAL OF THE ANTIQUITY OF MANJ. P. MACLEAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LOESS

  • adobe
  • argil
  • argillaceous earth
  • bole
  • brick
  • china material
  • clunch
  • earth
  • kaolin
  • loam
  • loess
  • marl
  • mud
  • porcelain material
  • pottery
  • slip
  • terra cotta
  • till
  • wacke
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.