embayed


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embayed

[em′bād]
(geography)
Formed into a bay.
(navigation)
Pertaining to a vessel in a bay unable to put to sea or to put to sea safely because of wind, current, or sea.
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The beds exceed more than 2 m thickness in many places and, as can be seen on the bold, embayed cliff at the marsh-edge, rest sharply on a mainly wave-cut ravinement surface underlain by pale brown, banded silts of the Rumney Formation.
Figure 3 a) shows a flat surface and an elongated shape of the dome, with the presence of some embayed non-volcanic hills on its summit.
Under higher magnification, some quartz grains show embayed margins occupied by kaolinite (Fig.
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Although they are found in embayed areas, sea pansies are more characteristically members of the subtidal fauna of shorelines exposed to ocean swell (Kastendiek, 1976).
Fast uplift is considered to produce straight mountain-piedmont junctions, narrow valleys with steep long profiles and faceted spur ridges, whereas slow uplift results in embayed mountain-piedmont junctions, broad valleys with gentle long profiles and strongly degraded spurs (Bull, 1987).
Moreover, the modern differences between the lakes can be used to "correct" the embayed lakes elevation to represent Lake Michigan's elevation.
Concentrations of unconjugated estrone--which is generally more biologically active than conjugated estrone--ranged from undetectable (less than 40 picograms per liter [pg/L]) in the open ocean to nearly 2,000 pg/L in embayed areas near population centers.
The magnetites in the pyroxene carbonatites are medium grained embayed crystals whereas in pegmatitic carbonatite they are very coarse and euhedral crystals that tend to form at the margins of their contacts especially with the Na-fenite host rocks.