adjective see shale

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Shaly — Shal y, a. Resembling shale in structure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shaly — Shaly, so v.w. Schaly …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • shaly — [shā′lē] adj. shalier, shaliest of, like, or containing shale * * * …   Universalium

  • shaly — [shā′lē] adj. shalier, shaliest of, like, or containing shale …   English World dictionary

  • shaly — shale ► NOUN ▪ soft stratified sedimentary rock formed from consolidated mud or clay. DERIVATIVES shaly (also shaley) adjective. ORIGIN probably from German Schale …   English terms dictionary

  • shaly — adjective Pertaining to or resembling shale …   Wiktionary

  • shaly — /ˈʃeɪli/ (say shaylee) adjective of, like, or containing shale …   Australian English dictionary

  • shaly — adjective or shaley ˈshālē, li (shalier ; shaliest) Etymology: shale (I) + y : of, containing, or resembling shale …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Geology of the Grand Canyon area — The geology of the Grand Canyon area exposes one of the most complete sequences of rock anywhere, representing a period of nearly 2 billion years of the Earth s history in that part of North America. The major sedimentary rock layers exposed in… …   Wikipedia

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