Shale synonyms

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(Geology) one of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth; formed by the deposition of either the weathered remains of other rocks, the results of biological activity, or precipitation from solution
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(Uncountable) The naturally occurring aggregate of solid mineral matter that constitutes a significant part of the earth's crust.
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A hardening or nonhardening material having a consistency similar to clay and used for modeling.
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(Geol.) Matter deposited by water or wind
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A hard, fine-grained, metamorphic rock, typically formed from shale, that cleaves naturally into thin, smooth-surfaced layers
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A fine-grained, dark gray sedimentary rock, formed from silt and clay and similar to shale but without laminations.
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Find another word for shale. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for shale, like: sedimentary-rock, rock, silt rock, clay, sediment, slate, mudstone, schist, phyllite, marl and quartzite.