Definition of Cohesionless

1. Adjective. (geology soil science) Lacking cohesion among particles, such as in the case of sand ¹



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Definition of Cohesionless

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cohesionless

coherent radiation
coherentism
coherentist
coherentists
coherently
coherer
coherers
coheres
cohering
coheritor
cohesibility
cohesible
cohesin
cohesins
cohesion
cohesionless (current term)
cohesions
cohesive
cohesive energy
cohesive force
cohesive gold
cohesively
cohesiveness
cohesivenesses
cohesure
cohibit
cohibited
cohibiting
cohibition
cohibits

Literary usage of Cohesionless

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1. Subsurface Characterization and Monitoring Techniques: Vol. 1: Solids ...by J. Russell Boulding by J. Russell Boulding (1996)
"... sampler Limitations Ineffective in cohesionless sands or stony soil Same as Shelby tube Requires use of water or drilling mud for hydrostatic control; ..."

2. Tunneling: Short and Long Tunnels of Small and Large Section Driven Through by Eugene Lauchli (1915)
"... SOFT OR cohesionless MATERIALS The pressure to be sustained by the timbering and lining of tunnels driven through soft and more or less cohesionless ..."

3. NEHRP Recommended Provisions for Seismic Regulations for New Buildings and edited by Eugene Zeller (2001)
"Soil Profile Type S2—A soil profile with deep cohesionless or stiff clay conditions where the soil depth exceeds 200 ft (61 m) and the soil types overlying ..."

4. History of the English Landed Interest: Its Customs, Laws and Agriculture by Russell Montague Garnier (1892)
"... to these very Saxons whom we are now discussing, when they turned to rend their host King Vortigern, and wrest the land from his cohesionless grasp. ..."

5. The Mineral Industry by Richard Pennefather Rothwell (1915)
"... Driven through Soft and cohesionless Materials. XVI.—Siphon Tunnels. XVII.—Tunnels Driven with Compressed Air. XVIII.—Miscellaneous Tunnels. ..."

6. Fluid Flow Through Faults and Fractures in Argillaceous Formations by Nuclear Energy Agency (1998)
"When applied to cohesionless soils (eg sand), these mechanical responses are interpreted in terms of shear-induced changes in the packing arrangement of the ..."

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