Crenulation
Crenulation Cren`u*la"tion (-l?"sh?n), n. 1. A minute crenation. [1913 Webster]

2. The state of being minutely scalloped. [1913 Webster]


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  • crenulation — [kren΄yo͞o lā′shən] n. [see CRENULATE] 1. a tiny notch or scallop 2. the condition of having tiny notches or scallops …   English World dictionary

  • crenulation — noun see crenulated …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crenulation — /kren yeuh lay sheuhn/, n. 1. a minute crenation. 2. the state of being crenulate. [1840 50; CRENULATE + ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • crenulation — cren·u·la·tion (kren″u laґshən) crenation …   Medical dictionary

  • crenulation — cren·u·la·tion …   English syllables

  • crenulation — cren•u•la•tion [[t]ˌkrɛn yəˈleɪ ʃən[/t]] n. 1) a minute crenation 2) the state of being crenulate • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • crenulation — /krɛnjəˈleɪʃən/ (say krenyuh layshuhn) noun 1. a minute crenation. 2. crenulate state …   Australian English dictionary

  • crenulation — ˌkrenyəˈlāshən, nəlˈā noun ( s) Etymology: crenulate + ion 1. : a minute crenation 2. : the state of being minutely crenate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cleavage (geology) — This article is about rock cleavage, for cleavage in minerals see Cleavage (crystal) Different ways in which a cleavage can develop in a sedimentary rock. A: original sedimentary rock; B: pencil cleavage; C: diagenetic foliation (parallel to… …   Wikipedia

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