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synonyms for sedimentary rock

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

The offspring of the ungodly shall not bring forth many branches, and make a noise as unclean roots upon the top of a rock.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
There lay Bob Rock, covered with blood, and apparently insensible.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
When she heard it there came before her imagination the figure of a man standing beside a desolate rock on the seashore.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
It was a pretty house, stood a little apart from the forge, and was called Rock Villa.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Between each group of figures the face of the rock was scored with mysterious signs and rudely limned weapons of war and chase.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Children live up in the rock villages, and never come down to the towns.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
As we stepped from behind the rock three riders came into sight on the opposite slope of Lost River.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
When Mac started Gregory back he told him that we would be along presently, then sat himself down on a rock and watched the breed.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Trevithick was equally ready with the application of steam-power either for pumping of water or for boring and removing rock.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Trevithick's high-pressure steam boring engine enabled him to penetrate the rock five times as fast as the quarryman's power.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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