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unconsolidated Line breaks: un|con¦soli|dated
Pronunciation: /ʌnkənˈsɒlɪdeɪtɪd/

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Definition of unconsolidated in English:


Not consolidated: unconsolidated gravel and sand
More example sentences
  • The main sources of gravel are unconsolidated superficial or drift deposits of Quaternary age.
  • There, fault planes parallel to the fjord display red coloration, red cataclasite in zones up to 10 cm thick, and wide zones of unconsolidated breccia or gouge.
  • When the seal on an unconsolidated, overpressured sand body fails the resulting steep hydraulic gradient may cause the sand to fluidize.
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