common salt occurring in extensive, irregular beds in rocklike masses.
another name for halite
- Rock sequence
noun a set of rocks contained in a series of layers, used to interpret the paleoenvironment over a period of time Examples The volcanic and sedimentary rock sequence exposed on Macquarie Island is basically made up of three components.
noun, Machinery. 1. an oscillating shaft. noun 1. a shaft that rotates backwards and forwards rather than continuously, esp one used in the valve gear of a steam engine
or rock shelter [rok-shel-ter] /ˈrɒkˌʃɛl tər/ noun 1. a shallow cave or cavelike area, as one formed by an overhanging cliff or standing rocks, occupied by Stone Age peoples, possibly for extended periods.
- Rock snake
noun 1. any large Australasian python of the genus Liasis