Definition of Shalelike

1. Adjective. Resembling shale. ¹



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Definition of Shalelike

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shalelike

shakt
shaku
shakudo
shakudos
shakuhachi
shakuhachis
shaky
shakycam
shalbe
shalder
shalders
shale
shale gas
shale oil
shaled
shalelike (current term)
shales
shaley
shalier
shaliest
shaling
shalk
shalks
shall
shall's
shall-flower
shalli
shallis
shalln't
shallnae

Literary usage of Shalelike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1906)
"The two blue shales are very similar, except in hardness, showing little tendency to break into shalelike layers or plates. We have considerable trouble in ..."

2. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1906)
"The two blue shales are very similar, except in hardness, showing little tendency to break into shalelike layers or plates. We have considerable trouble in ..."

3. Annual Report by Dept. of Geology and Natural Resources, Indiana (1905)
"The under-clay beneath the worked vein of cannel and bituminous coal is hard and shalelike, but could l>e worked. Just west of Montgomery, in the northeast ..."

4. Contributions to Economic Geology (short Papers and Preliminary Reports), 1912 by Marius Robinson Campbell, David White (1914)
"They show intense folding and faulting, to which is attributed the shalelike appearance of the quartzites. A syncline is apparently exposed in the tunnel, ..."

5. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1914)
"They show intense folding and faulting, to which is attributed the shalelike appearance of the quartzites. A syncline is apparently exposed in the tunnel, ..."

6. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1913)
"The soil on which the station is located is a rather sandy reddish loam which contains enough of a shalelike clay to bake after hard FIo. 13. ..."

7. Geology of the Seward Peninsula Tin Deposits, Alaska by Adolph Knopf (1908)
"Along Buck Creek the rocks do not display a highly metamorphosed aspect, but are in large part shalelike, associated with beds of banded yellowish ..."

8. Mineral Resources of the Llano-Burnet Region, Texas, with an Account of the by Sidney Paige (1911)
"... mostly of a dense basaltic rock flanked by granite and other igneous rocks, often altered to schistose shalelike rock. Resting against these rocks, ..."

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