varved
adjective see varve

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  • varved — vd adjective Etymology: varve + ed : stratified in paired layers of annual deposition varved clays * * * varved «vahrvd», adjective. deposited in varves …   Useful english dictionary

  • varved deposit — Any form of repetitive sedimentary rock stratification that was deposited within a year. This annual deposit usually consists of paired contrasting layers (varves) of alternately finer (darker) and coarser (lighter) silt or clay, reflecting… …   Universalium

  • varved clay — juostuotasis molis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Prieledyninių ežerų nuosėdos, susidedančios iš šviesesnių (dažniausiai aleurito) ir tamsesnių (molio) juostelių. atitikmenys: angl. varved clay rus. ленточная глина ryšiai: sinonimas – varva …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • varved clay — juostuotasis molis statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Prieledyninių ežerų nuosėdos, susidedančios iš šviesesnių (dažniausiai aleurito) ir tamsesnių (molio) juostelių. atitikmenys: angl. varved clay vok. Warwedlehm, m rus.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Precambrian time — Interval of geologic time from с 3. 8 billion years ago, the age of the oldest known rocks, to 544 million years ago, the beginning of the Cambrian Period. This interval represents more than 80% of the geologic record and thus provides important… …   Universalium

  • Varve — [ thumb|right|300px|Pleistocene age varves at Scarboro Bluffs, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The thickest varves are more than half an inch thick. ] A varve is an annual layer of sediment or sedimentary rock. The word varve is derived from the… …   Wikipedia

  • Gerard De Geer — Baron Gerard Jacob De Geer (1858 1943) was a Swedish geologist who made significant contributions to Quaternary geology, particularly geomorphology and geochronology. De Geer is best known for his discovery of varves. Early life and family De… …   Wikipedia

  • lake — lake1 /layk/, n. 1. a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil. 3. (go) jump in the lake, (used as an exclamation of dismissal or impatience.) [bef. 1000; ME lak(e) …   Universalium

  • Lake — /layk/, n. Simon, 1866 1945, U.S. engineer and naval architect. * * * I Relatively large body of slow moving or standing water that occupies an inland basin. Lakes are most abundant in high northern latitudes and in mountain regions, particularly …   Universalium

  • varve — noun Etymology: Swedish varv turn, layer; akin to Old Norse hvarf ring, Old English hweorfan to turn more at wharf Date: 1912 a pair of layers of alternately finer and coarser silt or clay believed to comprise an annual cycle of deposition in a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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