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a piece of rock that differs in composition, shape, etc., from the rock surrounding it, having been transported from its place of origin, esp by glacial action
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A rock fragment that has been transported a great distance, generally by glacier ice or floating ice, and differs from the bedrock on which it rests.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.