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bed·rock

 (bĕd′rŏk′)
n.
1. The solid rock that underlies loose material, such as soil, sand, clay, or gravel.
2.
a. The very basis; the foundation: Ownership of land is the bedrock of democracy.
b. The lowest point: personal finances that were at bedrock.

bedrock

(ˈbɛdˌrɒk)
n
1. (Geological Science) the solid unweathered rock that lies beneath the loose surface deposits of soil, alluvium, etc
2. basic principles or facts (esp in the phrase get down to bedrock)
3. the lowest point, level, or layer

bed•rock

(ˈbɛdˌrɒk)

n.
1. unbroken solid rock, overlaid in most places by soil or rock fragments.
2. the bottom layer.
3. any firm foundation.
4. the fundamental principles, as of a science.
[1840–50, Amer.]

bed·rock

(bĕd′rŏk′)
The solid rock that lies beneath the soil and other loose material on the Earth's surface.

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The mass of solid rock that lies beneath the regolith.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bedrock - solid unweathered rock lying beneath surface deposits of soilbedrock - solid unweathered rock lying beneath surface deposits of soil
rock, stone - a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter; "he threw a rock at me"
2.bedrock - principles from which other truths can be derivedbedrock - principles from which other truths can be derived; "first you must learn the fundamentals"; "let's get down to basics"
principle - a basic truth or law or assumption; "the principles of democracy"
ABC, ABCs, ABC's, first principle, first rudiment, rudiment, alphabet - the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural); "he mastered only the rudiments of geometry"

bedrock

noun
1. first principle, rule, basis, basics, principle, essentials, roots, core, fundamentals, cornerstone, nuts and bolts (informal), sine qua non (Latin), rudiment Mutual trust is the bedrock of a relationship.
2. bottom, bed, foundation, underpinning, rock bottom, substructure, substratum It took five years to drill down to bedrock.
Translations
peruskallio
grunnfjell

bedrock

[ˈbedrɒk] N (Geol) → lecho m de roca (fig) → lo fundamental, base f
to get down to bedrockir a lo fundamental

bedrock

[ˈbɛdrɒk] n
(= foundation) → fondement m
(= solid rock) → roche f en place, socle m

bedrock

n
(Geol) → Grundgebirge or -gestein nt
(fig) to get down to or to reach bedrockzum Kern der Sache kommen

bedrock

[ˈbɛdˌrɒk] n (Geol) → basamento; (fig) → fondamento, base f
the moral bedrock of the nation → il fondamento morale della nazione
References in classic literature ?
And, moreover, when you come right down to the bedrock, knight-errantry is WORSE than pork; for whatever happens, the pork's left, and so somebody's benefited anyway; but when the market breaks, in a knight-errantry whirl, and every knight in the pool passes in his checks, what have you got for assets?
All superficial accumulations were swept away, and the bedrock was exposed.
It emptied in a riffle, across exposed bedrock, into another pool.
Bedrock owns seven buildings and a surface lot in Capitol Park, a block-long triangular neighborhood bounded by Shelby, Griswold and State Streets.
This, in turn, determines filtration time (with constant parameters of medium permeability) of IR and MR broken-down rock complex and poroelastic (unloaded from rock pressure) bedrock and soil roof.
I think it really lends itself to the current Bedrock sound and the line up over all the rooms is stellar.
Now, working closely with BedRock to include our equipment in AggFlow, we hope and believe our products will contribute to the benefit of our customers and dealers globally.
They call the structures periodic bedrock ridges (and they use the abbreviation PBRs to evoke a favourite brand of beer).
At 3,163 yards, Bedrock isn't only long, but the mounds, brooks and narrow fairways that cut through dense woods can make it a challenge.
Preliminary data received to date from the MVV5 target has provided encouraging results and defined several bedrock conductors of moderate strength.
In the last three years, eco-conscious companies like Bedrock Blazestone have seen their annual sales increase on average by 15 percent.
The dance legend has just recruited Mark to mix Bedrock Breaks, a forward-thinking spin off series of mix album for his ultra-cool label.