[noun out-krop; verb out-krop] /noun ˈaʊtˌkrɒp; verb ˌaʊtˈkrɒp/
something that emerges suddenly or violently in the manner of an outcrop; outbreak:
an outcrop of student demonstrations.
verb (used without object), outcropped, outcropping.
to crop out, as strata.
part of a rock formation or mineral vein that appears at the surface of the earth
an emergence; appearance
verb (intransitive) (ˌaʊtˈkrɒp) -crops, -cropping, -cropped
(of rock strata, mineral veins, etc) to protrude through the surface of the earth
another word for crop out
1805, in geology, “exposure of rocks at the surface,” from out + crop (n.) in its sense of “sprout, head.”
An area of visible bedrock that is not covered with soil.
[verb out-kraws, -kros; noun out-kraws, -kros] /verb ˌaʊtˈkrɔs, -ˈkrɒs; noun ˈaʊtˌkrɔs, -ˌkrɒs/ verb (used with object) 1. to (animals or plants) by breeding individuals of different strains but, usually, of the same breed. 2. to produce (a hybrid) by this method. noun 3. a hybrid animal or plant so produced. 4. an act of outcrossing. […]
[noun out-krahy; verb, out-krahy] /noun ˈaʊtˌkraɪ; verb, ˌaʊtˈkraɪ/ noun, plural outcries. 1. a strong and usually public expression of protest, indignation, or the like. 2. a out. 3. loud clamor. 4. an auction. verb (used with object), outcried, outcrying. 5. to outdo in crying; louder than. noun (ˈaʊtˌkraɪ) (pl) -cries 1. a widespread or vehement […]
[out-kurv] /ˈaʊtˌkɜrv/ noun 1. Baseball. 2. an outward curve.
[kuht] /kʌt/ verb (used with object), cut, cutting. 1. to penetrate with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument or object: He cut his finger. 2. to divide with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever; carve: to cut a rope. 3. to detach with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; separate from […]