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bedrock

the solid unweathered rock that lies beneath the loose surface deposits of soil, alluvium, etc

bedrock

[′bed‚räk]
(geology)
General term applied to the solid rock underlying soil or any other unconsolidated surficial cover.

bedrock

The hard, solid rock at the earth’s surface or underlying surface soil; can be utilized as a firm foundation for a building.

Bedrock

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The resistance of the bed rock to breaking was estimated using the millability factor obtained by the methods of TsKTI (2) employed for rock samples from Sirgala open-cast (Table 5).
He asserted that some of the features could be younger and still in the process of being created by underwater currents which were driven by the winds and tidal streams as they flow through this area of the Red Sea, carving their way through the soft sediment and being diverted by harder bed rock.
Ambassador Zubaydullo told the Chairman that Parliamentary contacts between the two countries are not proactive and as inter parliamentary relations between the two countries can provide a bed rock for building our bilateral relations further and hence there is dire need to focus on them.
The operation of the printing web on the 4900 allows For wastage levels associated with sheetfed digital printers rather than web--Fed machines when used on short run printing, which is We bed rock of our business.
Radio surveys show that some of the bed rock underlying the ice streams lies well below sea level, making inland ice vulnerable to floodwaters if the shelf were to collapse.
The convergence of a new demand led market and the centre of gravity created by the region's bed rock of innovative manufacturing suggests that 2012 may very well be the year that the Midlands attracts increasing levels of investment.
Sponsorship is the bed rock of Sports Marketing, the commercialisation and promotion of sports events, sports teams and sports persons, which, through the pioneering efforts of Mark McCormack of IMG and Horst Dassler of ADIDAS, has become a multi-billion dollar industry around the world.
Phase two will be new test pitting and drilling to bed rock on a 200 meter grid, with phase three to close in the spacing where ore zones are indicated.
72 g/t Au Trenches three to five did not reach bed rock.