Definition of Ripple mark

1. Noun. One of a series of small ridges produced in sand by water currents or by wind.

Generic synonyms: Ridge



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ripple Mark

riposts
ripp
rippable
ripped
ripper
rippers
rippier
rippiers
ripping
ripping bar
ripping chisel
rippingly
ripple
ripple effect
ripple mark (current term)
ripple voltage
rippled
rippler
ripplers
ripples
ripplet
ripplets
ripplier
rippliest
rippling
ripplingly
ripplings
ripplon
ripplons

Literary usage of Ripple mark

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"Ripple-mark in section. Below ab and above ef the migration of the ripple ... 1 "ripple mark," in this book, is written unhyphenated to signify a single ..."

2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1904)
"In the case of ' ripple-mark,' Sir Archibald Geikie summarily disposes of the difficulty by rejecting all such expressions as ' current- mark ' and ..."

3. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1894)
"Ripple-mark cannot be reproduced in the laboratory in material consisting of mixed pebbles and sand; Ibis is true of marks formed by single currents in one ..."

4. Elements of Geology by Charles Lyell (1838)
"... rocks — Argillaceous —Calcareous—Gypsum —Forms of stratification — Original horizontality — thinning out — Diagonal arrangement— ripple mark. ..."

5. Elements of Geology; Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1865)
"... stratification — Original horizontality—Thinning out—Diagonal arrangement — ripple mark. IN pursuance of the arrangement explained in the last chapter, ..."

6. A Manual of Elementary Geology: Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1855)
"... Thinning out—Diagonal arrangement — ripple mark. IN pursuance of the arrangement explained in the last chapter, we shall begin by examining the aqueous ..."

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