Definition of sandstone in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsan(d)stəʊn


[mass noun]
  • Sedimentary rock consisting of sand or quartz grains cemented together, typically red, yellow, or brown in colour.
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    • The desertscape, with its gateway at Jodhpur, is a blend of browns, creams and reds; sand and sandstone.
    • I have used granite, sandstone and quartz type rocks and am continually placing rocks in various parts of the gardens to harness energies.
    • The miles of sand, and yellowed sandstone passed by him like a sea of golden-yellow waves.

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