Definition of interbed in English:

interbed

Syllabification: in·ter·bed
Pronunciation: /ˈintərˌbed
 
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verb (interbeds, interbedding, interbedded)

(be interbedded) Geology
(Of a stratum) be embedded among or between others.
More example sentences
  • They are interbedded with bioturbated muddy and sandy limestones, quartz-skeletal siltstones and sandstones.
  • The emeralds are found in black calcareous shales interbedded with limestones of Cretaceous age.
  • It contains over 50 chest beds which are interbedded with shales, carbonaceous sandstones and minor tuffs.

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