coral rock

coral rock

[′kär·əl ‚räk]
(petrology)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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They knew what dire fate was certain if ever the sea-washed coral rock gripped the Arangi's keel.
The first and second wives lay in the graveyard, under the white coral sand, with slabs of coral rock at head and feet.
This area became known as 'The Crime Triangle'.The walls of the building are made of coral rock of different sizes bound with lime, earth and mortar, which were faced with lime plaster and whitewash.
It consists of overlapping coral rock and limestone.
And because the 115-meter wide crater was never lined, there are fears radioactive contaminants are leaching through the island's porous coral rock into the ocean.
In the Nostalgic Arabia series Osborne has focused on the forms and textures of simple objects such as buoys hanging off a dhow on the creek, an abra tethered to a bollard and a rope lying on a coral rock to create compelling photographs that invite viewers to contemplate Dubai's history, heritage and long-standing trade links with ports around the world.
One resort brazenly built a giant jacuzzi on a coral rock offshore, and from it concreted a bridge to the cabanas.
I recall my first explosion claim which involved an insured contractor building a dock in the Florida Keys, who had blasted away a mass of coral rock in order to build a side to the jetty.
Hence, the best feature of cast stone is that it can replace natural cut limestone, brownstone, sandstone, bluestone, granite, slate, coral rock, travertine and other natural building stones.
He was carrying "a coral rock about the size of a grapefruit," which he used to strike the woman in the head.

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