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1. (Geological Science) a section of a limestone pavement separated from adjacent sections by solution fissures. See grike
2. (Physical Geography) any small surface exposure of hard or flinty rock, as on a hillside or in a stream bed
[C12: from Danish and Swedish klint, from Old Swedish klinter, related to Icelandic klettr rock]
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