(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.
noun 1. Knute (Kenneth) [noot] /nut/ (Show IPA), 1888–1931, U.S. football coach, born in Norway.
noun 1. Gibraltar (def 2). noun 1. a British crown colony comprising a fortress and seaport located on a narrow promontory near the S tip of Spain. 1.875 sq. mi. (5 sq. km). 2. Rock of. Ancient Calpe. a long, precipitous mountain nearly coextensive with this colony: one of the Pillars of Hercules. 1,396 feet […]