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Definition of Sedimentary rock

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type of stone having a layered structure and created by a buildup of underwater sediment
Sedimentary rock Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of petroleum Industry
a rock composed of materials that were transported to their present position by wind or water. Sandstone, shale, and limestone are sedimentary rocks.
Sedimentary rock Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Soil Glossary - Mani
A rock composed of sediments with varying degrees of consolidation. The main sedimentary rocks include sandstones, shales, conglomerates and some limestones.
Agricultural Glossary/yigini2004
: A rock composed of sediments with varying degrees of consolidation. The main sedimentary rocks include sandstones, shales, conglomerates and some limestones.
Glossary of water terms
rock formed of sediment, and specifically:
(1) sandstone and shale, formed of fragments of other rock transported from their sources and deposited in water; and
(2) rocks formed by or from secretions of organisms, such as most limestone. Many sedimentary rocks show distinct layering, which is the result of different types of sediment being deposited in succession.
Glossary Of Geography
Rock formed by the hardening of material deposited in some process; most commonly sandstone, shale, and limestone.
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Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed by the deposition of material at the Earth's surface and within bodies of water. Sedimentation is the collective name for processes that cause mineral and/or organic particles (detritus) to settle and accumulate or minerals to precipitate from a solution. Particles that form a sedimentary rock by accumulating are called sediment. Before being deposited, sediment was formed by weathering and erosion in a source area, and then transported to the place of deposition by water, wind, ice, mass movement or glaciers which are called agents of denudation.

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Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
(Geology) Rock formed of sediment, especially from mechanical, chemical, or organic processes, and specifically: (1) clastic rock, such as conglomerate, sandstone, and shale, formed of fragments of other rock transported from their sources and deposited in water; and (2) rocks formed by precipitation from solution, as rock salt and gypsum, or from secretions of organisms, such as most limestone. Many sedimentary rocks show distinct layering, which is the result of different types of sediment being deposited in succession. Also see Igneous Rock and Metamorphic Rock.
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English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
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Sedimentary rock Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. rock formed from consolidated clay sediments
(hypernym) rock, stone
(hyponym) argillite