subangular


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subangular

[¦səb′aŋ·gyə·lər]
(science and technology)
Somewhat angular but free from sharp edges and corners.
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Unit II was composed of three beds: a 2 cm thick organic rich sediment layer at the base; a 10 cm thick peat layer, the lowermost peat observed in any section; and a 10 cm thick sand layer with subangular to subrounded cobbles and no sedimentary structures.
Lithic arenites are strongly indurated with poorly to moderately sorted, subangular grains and with packing density of 46-70% (FIGURES 7c and 7d).
1]: 0-9 cm, very dark brown (10YR 2/2) when moist and dark greyish brown (10YR 4/2) when dry, blocky subangular structure, silt loam texture, very friable consistence, few rock fragments, strongly calcareous, many fine roots, few earthworm excrement, clear, smooth boundary
Majority of grains of the friable sandstone samples of the Bara formation from Lakhra sections are of equant and oblate shapes, subangular, low sphericity and the subangular class of sphericity.
7B), equi-granulares con limites y planos normalmente claros, poseen una morfologia subangular, caracteristicas afines a la textura de la matriz y una densidad optica ligeramente mas alta.
Polar position of pollen grains has one of various shapes: circular, angular, hexagonal, lobate, or semiangular, interangular, subangular.
maximus gill rakers from a central position on the gill arch, include: an increase in gill raker length, a shift in the basal angle from rounded to subangular, an increase in length of the medial process, and development of a concave mesial edge to the medial process.
99 Horizon Textual Structure Soil and profile class name consistency Ap clay subangular blocks hard Bss clay subangular blocks hard Bss2 clay subangular blocks hard Bk clay subangular blocks hard 2Ck clay loam massive hard Ap clay subangular blocks very hard Bss clay subangular blocks hard Bss2 clay subangular blocks hard Bw clay massive hard Bw2 clay massive hard Ap sandy loam granular slightly hard C sandy loam subangular blocks slightly hard C2 sandy loam subangular blocks slightly hard Ck sandy loam crumb friable 2C sand crumb friable 3C loam crumb friable 3C2 silty clay loam subangular blocks slightly hard Horizon Bases extracted [P.
Se asume que el origen de esta fraccion este en las areniscas siliceas de la Formacion Barranquin, que aflora en la zona montanosa, dado el grado subangular de los cuarzos que revela el poco trasporte al cual han estado sometidos.
All fabrics were largely poorly sorted, with subangular to angular grains (Figure 3a).