interbedded

[ in-ter-bed-id ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈbɛd ɪd /
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adjective (of a rock, mineral, etc.)

lying between beds or strata of a different rock or mineral; interstratified.

Nearby words

  1. interarticular cartilage,
  2. interarticular fibrocartilage,
  3. interatomic,
  4. interatrial septum,
  5. interbank,
  6. interblend,
  7. interblock gap,
  8. interbody,
  9. interborough,
  10. interbrain

Origin of interbedded

First recorded in 1870–75; inter- + bed + -ed3

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British Dictionary definitions for interbedded

interbedded

/ (ˌɪntəˈbɛdɪd) /

adjective

geology occurring between beds, esp (of lava flows or sills) occurring between strata of a different origin or character
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