one of the wavy lines or ridges produced, especially on sand, by the action of waves, wind, or the like.
one of such forms preserved in sandstone or siltstone.
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Origin of ripple mark
First recorded in 1825–35
Words nearby ripple mark
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What is known as the "ripple-mark" in sandstone surfaces may be produced in various ways.Logic, Inductive and Deductive|William Minto
British Dictionary definitions for ripple mark
one of a series of small wavy ridges of sand formed by waves on a beach, by a current in a sandy riverbed, or by wind on land: sometimes found fossilized on bedding planes of sedimentary rock
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