Definition of Interbed

1. Verb. (geology) To interleave between other beds or strata having different characteristics ¹



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Definition of Interbed

1. to insert between other layers [v -BEDDED, -BEDDING, -BEDS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interbed

interatrial foramen secundum
interatrial septum
interaural
interauricular
interauricular arc
interaxal
interaxes
interaxial
interaxillary
interaxis
interband
interbank
interbank loan
interbasin
interbeat
interbed (current term)
interbedded
interbedding
interbeds
interbehavior
interbehavioral
interbehaviors
interbeing
interbeings
interbellum
interbinary
interblend
interblended
interblending
interblends

Literary usage of Interbed

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1. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1915)
"There Is also either a conformable or 11 simple overlap relation between the Inwood and Fordham formations with some interbed- ding of gneiss within the ..."

2. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1906)
"... pre-Paleozoic rocks resting, in various places, on different members of the Lower Cambrian series, and also appears to interbed the quartzites and ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1904)
"The diabase proper breaks through beds of lower, and perhaps middle, Miocene age; while the associated diabase tuff is interbed- ded with strata containing ..."

4. Bulletin by Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology (1908)
"The deposits are marked by frequent and irregular interbed- ding of coarse sands, sandy clays, and clays, cross-stratified beds, ripple-marked and ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"... with .sedimentary strata of Laramie age, and in a few places with earlier, possibly Lias rocks. They are interbed- ded with ..."

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