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synonyms for sandstone

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

We pulled off first at Burden Falls, where Burden Creek babbles over a series of small sandstone shelves before crashing 20 feet to the rocks below.
A DAY’S DRIVE FROM CHICAGO, EXPLORING A VERY DIFFERENT ILLINOISCARSON VAUGHANFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Multiple people lost their lives in recent years by just enjoying the beaches below towering and unstable sandstone cliffs.
ENVIRONMENT REPORT: HOW WE KNOW HUMANS ARE WARMING THE PLANETMACKENZIE ELMERJANUARY 4, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
It’s an unfortunate marriage as the destabilized sandstone top is prone to slipping off just because the rocks happened to form that way ages ago.
SAN DIEGO SCIENTIST GETS CLOSER TO UNDERSTANDING WHY THE COAST COLLAPSESMACKENZIE ELMERDECEMBER 28, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The desert of southern Utah is a mesmerizing landscape of red sandstone mesas and canyons.
ARE WE WIRED TO BE OUTSIDE? - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSGRIGORI GUITCHOUNTSNOVEMBER 11, 2020NAUTILUS
Gravity doesn’t just pull things down — it can hold huge sandstone arches up.
SCIENTISTS SAY: GRAVITYBETHANY BROOKSHIREOCTOBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
In the center of the river line stood the imposing red sandstone palace of Bahadur Shah, last of the Moguls.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
To begin with, the bar was of pinkish sandstone, smoothed and covered by a coating of plastic.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
Built of red sandstone, rich with sculptures and of graceful and harmonious architecture, there are few cathedrals more pleasing.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Sometimes they would clamp a crooked stick between a grooved piece of sandstone and a flat bone.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
When the Cave-men pulled the shaft back and forth on the sandstone, they made deep grooves in it.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SANDSTONE

  • 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.