Bed rock

Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.

Bed´ rock´

1.(Mining) The solid rock underlying superficial formations. Also Fig.
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
Nor was this difficult, as she was soon to learn, for it rapidly became evident that beneath the uncouth savagery of the girl was a bed rock of innate refinement--a nicety of taste and predilection that quite equaled that of her instructor.
This is a hammer blow for the nationalist who argued that a yes vote is risk free and that a yes vote will allow Alex Salmond to build his new utopia with no currency, when in reality many hugely important businesses who are the bed rock of the Scottish economy have made it clear that they will leave Scotland and relocated to England, no wonder the yes camps is looking less credible, as the reality hits home.
The area behind the wall has been dredged to bed rock to allow for virgin materials to be deposited.
Tenders are invited for Drilling Of 150 Mm Dia Bore Hole By Percussion Drilling In Sand Formation Till Bed Rock For Ghada,Chari & Taramkach Regional Water Supply Scheme, Taluka : Dhanpur, District : Dahod.
Rain percolates through the three metres of peat, on to an inch of clay that sits on the bed rock.
On Young Money's "Bedrock," his hook, My room is the G-spot/I can make your bed rock, was amplified by his nearly orgasmic warbles, and, seemingly caught in the throes of an emotional and sensual awakening, Lloyd dropped his unusually confessional Like Me mixtape earlier this year and rechristened himself Young Goldie.
objectives are to identify and target the bed rock source of the gold.
The maximum mean density and porosity of the bed rock were observed at Kivioli mine.
He added: "We have made it very plain that we see a successful Academy as the bed rock of all we are doing going forward.