another name for the spiny lobster
noun, New England. 1. the sugar maple, Acer saccharum.
- Rock mechanics
noun 1. (functioning as sing) the study of the mechanical behaviour of rocks, esp their strength, elasticity, permeability, porosity, density, and reaction to stress
- Rock melon
noun 1. (US & Austral, NZ) another name for cantaloupe
noun 1. a white, powdery surface crust of calcite, formed by efflorescence in limestone caves and fissures.