regolith rock

regolith rock
dirvožemis statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Žemės plutos viršutinis purusis sluoksnis, susidaręs iš dirvodarinės uolienos, veikiant dirvodaros procesams (kompleksiškai veikiant vandeniui, orui, gyviesiems organizmams), ir turintis potencialų derlingumą. atitikmenys: angl. earth; ground; regolith rock; soil vok. Erde, f; Erdgrund, m; Grund, m rus. грунт, m; почва, f

Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas. – Vilnius : Grunto valymo technologijos. . 2008.

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  • Regolith — (Greek: blanket rock ) is a layer of loose, heterogeneous material covering solid rock. It includes dust, soil, broken rock, and other related materials and is present on Earth, the Moon, some asteroids, and other planets. The term was first… …   Wikipedia

  • regolith — [reg′ə lith΄] n. [< Gr rhēgos, blanket, orig. colored rug (akin to rhezein, to dye) + LITH] the loose, unconsolidated material, residual or transported, that rests on the bedrock; mantle rock …   English World dictionary

  • regolith —   rock material that has been weathered from the original bedrock …   Geography glossary

  • regolith — noun /ˈɹɛɡəlɪθ/ The layer of loose rock, resting on the bedrock, that constitutes the surface of most land (and the surface of the earth, moon, and other large solid aggregated celestial objects. There can also be sub marine regolith.) …   Wiktionary

  • regolith — reg•o•lith [[t]ˈrɛg ə lɪθ[/t]] n. 1) gel the layer of weathered rock and soil overlying bedrock; mantle rock 2) gel an analogous layer on another planet or on the moon • Etymology: 1895–1900; < Gk rhêgo(s) rug, blanket + lith …   From formal English to slang

  • regolith — noun Etymology: Greek rhēgos blanket + English lith; akin to Greek rhezein to dye more at raga Date: 1897 unconsolidated residual or transported material that overlies the solid rock on the earth, moon, or a planet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • regolith — /reg euh lith/, n. See mantle rock. [1895 1900; < Gk rhêgo(s) rug, blanket + LITH] * * * …   Universalium

  • regolith —    A general term for the layer of fragmental and unconsolidated rock material that nearly everywhere forms the surface of the land and overlies or covers the bedrock [6] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • regolith — layer of loose rock and soil overlaying bedrock of a planet Stones and Rocks …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • regolith — /ˈrɛgəlɪθ/ (say reguhlith) noun → mantle rock. {Greek rhego(s) blanket covering + lith} …  

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