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false bedding

noun
  1. another name for cross bedding
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Historical Examples

  • These deposits are generally stratified, and frequently show diagonal or false-bedding.

    Fragments of Earth Lore

    James Geikie

  • Sandstones full of false-bedding were probably accumulated more rapidly than finely-laminated shales or clays.