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cross-bedding

[¦krȯs ′bed·iŋ]
(geology)
The condition of having laminae lying transverse to the main stratification planes of the strata; occurs only in granular sediments. Also known as cross-lamination; cross-stratification.

cross-bedding

In sedimentary rocks, inclined laminations or bedding which lends textural and color pattern to building stone of such material.