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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

A C++ class library for Macintosh user interface portability.
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In zone B, stratification planes occur in roof bedrock at a greater distance from developed bedrock, as compared to zone A, and is characterized by smaller size along the wall length, but greater size along the length of extraction column.
Born in the late nineties, Bedrock remains one of the most respected labels out there known for quality music and helping launch the careers of DJs like Danny Howells, Jimmy Van M, Chris Fortier and more.
He contrasts the ridges with another bedrock form called a yardang, which has been carved over time by headwinds.
Bedrock would be worth a longer trip to play, but it's located less than seven miles from the Worcester line.
In the last three years, eco-conscious companies like Bedrock Blazestone have seen their annual sales increase on average by 15 percent.
The dance legend has just recruited Mark to mix Bedrock Breaks, a forward-thinking spin off series of mix album for his ultra-cool label.
The Cobalt arm is associated with a series of faults in the bedrock known as the Lake Timiskaming structural zone.
Through the LinkUp program, which it joined earlier this summer, Bedrock Industries and the King County Solid Waste Division will test glass tile products for performance factors such as thermal shock, water absorption, friction, abrasion and strength.
At the point called the grounding line, where the glacier reaches the ocean and the ice lifts off the bedrock and floats, the 700-meter-thick ice thinned by about 1.
The depth to bedrock at each of the ten water monitoring wells located on the site was known from drilling and used to derive the top layer resistivity distribution over the grid.
The loss has forced some water suppliers to investigate bedrock water supply wells.