turbiditic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

turbidite +‎ -ic

Adjective[edit]

turbiditic (not comparable)

  1. (geology, oceanography) Of, pertaining to, or arising from turbidite, a sedimentary deposit formed by a turbidity current
    • 2007, William Miller, Trace Fossils[1], ISBN 0444529497, page 257:
      As a consequence, the turbiditic currents of marly mud are not able to cause erosion similar to those of siliciclastic mud.

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