noun[mass noun] Geology
- Layering within a stratum and at an angle to the main bedding plane.More example sentences
- Lower Cretaceous tides revealed by cross-bedding with mud drapes.
- Intra-sedimentary faults, palaeochannels, and cross-bedding in sandstones and conglomerates are locally abundant.
- Intervals of siltstone and fine sandstone show climbing ripple lamination and low-angle cross-bedding.
More definitions of cross-beddingDefinition of cross-bedding in:
- The US English dictionary