Definition of interbed in English:
verb(be interbedded) Geology
(Of a stratum) be embedded among or between others.
- 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.
Definition of interbed in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan