an association of certain types of marine sedimentary rocks characteristic of deposition in a foredeep.
(sometimes not capital) a marine sedimentary facies consisting of a sequence of sandstones, conglomerates, marls, shales, and clays that were formed by erosion during a period of mountain building and subsequently deformed as the mountain building continued. The phenomenon was first observed in the Alps
/ˈflaɪˌskriːn/ noun 1. a wire-mesh screen over a window to prevent flies from entering a room
noun 1. a sheet on which instructions or information are printed; handbill. noun 1. another name for fly1 (sense 22) 2. a short handbill or circular
[flahy-spek] /ˈflaɪˌspɛk/ noun 1. a or tiny stain from the excrement of a . 2. any minute spot. 3. Plant Pathology. a disease of pome fruits, characterized by small, raised, dark spots on the fruit, caused by a fungus, Leptothyrium pomi. verb (used with object) 4. to mark with flyspecks. /ˈflaɪˌspɛk/ noun 1. the small […]
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humour A standard name for any font that is so tiny as to be unreadable, by analogy with names like “Helvetica 10” for 10-point Helvetica. Legal boilerplate is usually printed in Flyspeck 3. (1994-11-08)