pull-apart

pull-apart

[′pu̇l ə‚pärt]
(geology)
A precompaction sedimentary structure having the appearance of boudinage and consisting of beds that have been stretched and pulled apart into relatively short slabs.
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Most of Japan's disposable chopsticks come from China, which the Independent said cuts down 25 million trees each year to make the pull-apart splints.
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