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granulometric

Line breaks: gra¦nu¦lo|met¦ric
Pronunciation: /ˌɡranjʊlə(ʊ)ˈmɛtrɪk
 
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Definition of granulometric in English:

adjective

Relating to the distribution or measurement of grain sizes in sand, rock, or other deposits.
Example sentences
  • Such tephra layers provide information on eruption dynamics and chronology as deduced from granulometric properties, and thickness and distribution patterns.
  • Three different granulometric sand compositions were used in the study.
  • In this regard, inert matter such as high granulometric sand is used as a rooting physical support means, although this sand is occasionally difficult to obtain, is quite expensive and also poses several limitations to the farming facility as a result of its nature and weight.

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