interbedded

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From inter- +‎ bedded.

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interbedded (not comparable)

  1. (geology) Occurring between beds of rock.
    • 2007, Bernhard Hubmann, Fossil Corals and Sponges: Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Fossil Cnidaria and Porifera, Graz 2003:
      They are regarded as distal turbidites and are interbedded with bioclastic limestones and massive breccioid limestones containing blocks of coral colonies and intraclasts that are regarded as proximal turbidites.