Definition of Shaly

1. a. Resembling shale in structure.



Definition of Shaly

1. Adjective. Pertaining to or resembling shale. ¹

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Definition of Shaly

1. resembling shale [adj SHALIER, SHALIEST] - See also: shale

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shaly

shallowpates
shallows
shallu
shalm
shalms
shalom
shalom aleichem
shaloms
shalot
shalots
shalt
shalwar
shalwar-kameez
shalwar kameez
shalwars
shaly (current term)
sham
sham-movement vertigo
sham Abram
sham feeding
sham marriage
sham marriages
sham rage
shama
shamable
shamably
shamal
shaman
shamanesque
shamanic

Literary usage of Shaly

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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1878)
"Gray and dark blue shaly SS. (lower end of Tow-path road). Probably part of bed ai top of ... Dark gray and blackish shaly rock, fossil» lower part. (13. ..."

2. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1904)
"Carbonaceous fine shaly sandstone 3 „ shal I0 Grey shaly sandstone 20 Yellow and mottled ... 4 Carbonaceous shaly sandstone 3 Coal and carbonaceous shale . ..."

3. Report of Progress in the Juniata District on the Fossil Iron Ore Beds of by John H. Dewees, Charles Albert Ashburner, Franklin Platt, Richard H. Sanders, Henry Martyn Chance (1878)
"SS red and gray ; beds of red shaly rock, shaly rock, red ............... J 27 466' Red beds ... shaly rock, gray and greenish, shaly rock, red and green, . ..."

4. Natural History of New York by New York (State). Natural History Survey, James Ellsworth De Kay (1842)
"CATSKILL shaly LIMESTONE. ... shaly Limestone, and Scutella Limestone of the Reports. (PART OF No. 6. ..."

5. Geology of Wisconsin: Survey of 1873-1879 by Wisconsin Chief Geologist (1883)
"-I Crypto-crystalline. [ Porphyritic (the above combined). CLASS II. Basis of Classification — The Structure of the Mass. Massive. Schistose. shaly. Slaty. ..."

6. Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories by Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden (1873)
"... weathering to a brownish color, shaly in many places 200 9. Alternate beds of pebbly and compact limestones 200 Г 10. Thick beds of limestone in which ..."

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