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marl

 (märl)
n.
A crumbly mixture of clays, calcium and magnesium carbonates, and remnants of shells that is sometimes found under desert sands and used as fertilizer for lime-deficient soils.
tr.v. marled, marl·ing, marls
To fertilize with such a mixture.

[Middle English marle, from Old French, from Medieval Latin margila, marla, diminutive of Latin marga, marl, of Celtic origin.]

marl′y adj.

marl

(mɑːl)
n
(Geological Science) a fine-grained sedimentary rock consisting of clay minerals, calcite or aragonite, and silt: used as a fertilizer
vb
(Agriculture) (tr) to fertilize (land) with marl
[C14: via Old French, from Late Latin margila, diminutive of Latin marga]
marlacious, ˈmarly adj

marl

(mɑːl)
vb
(Nautical Terms) nautical to seize (a rope) with marline, using a hitch at each turn
[C15 marlyn to bind; related to Dutch marlen to tie, Old English mārels cable]

marl1

(mɑrl)

n.
1. a friable earthy deposit consisting of clay and calcium carbonate, used esp. as a fertilizer for soils deficient in lime.
2. Archaic. earth.
v.t.
3. to fertilize with marl.
[1325–75; Middle English marle < Old French < Medieval Latin margila]
marl′y, adj.

marl2

(mɑrl)

v.t.
to wind (a rope) with marline.
[1400–50; late Middle English marlyn to ensnare; akin to Old English mārels cable. See moor2]

marl


Past participle: marled
Gerund: marling

Imperative
marl
marl
Present
I marl
you marl
he/she/it marls
we marl
you marl
they marl
Preterite
I marled
you marled
he/she/it marled
we marled
you marled
they marled
Present Continuous
I am marling
you are marling
he/she/it is marling
we are marling
you are marling
they are marling
Present Perfect
I have marled
you have marled
he/she/it has marled
we have marled
you have marled
they have marled
Past Continuous
I was marling
you were marling
he/she/it was marling
we were marling
you were marling
they were marling
Past Perfect
I had marled
you had marled
he/she/it had marled
we had marled
you had marled
they had marled
Future
I will marl
you will marl
he/she/it will marl
we will marl
you will marl
they will marl
Future Perfect
I will have marled
you will have marled
he/she/it will have marled
we will have marled
you will have marled
they will have marled
Future Continuous
I will be marling
you will be marling
he/she/it will be marling
we will be marling
you will be marling
they will be marling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been marling
you have been marling
he/she/it has been marling
we have been marling
you have been marling
they have been marling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been marling
you will have been marling
he/she/it will have been marling
we will have been marling
you will have been marling
they will have been marling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been marling
you had been marling
he/she/it had been marling
we had been marling
you had been marling
they had been marling
Conditional
I would marl
you would marl
he/she/it would marl
we would marl
you would marl
they would marl
Past Conditional
I would have marled
you would have marled
he/she/it would have marled
we would have marled
you would have marled
they would have marled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marl - a loose and crumbling earthy deposit consisting mainly of calcite or dolomitemarl - a loose and crumbling earthy deposit consisting mainly of calcite or dolomite; used as a fertilizer for soils deficient in lime
dirt, soil - the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
Translations
marnamarnare

marl

[mɑːl] Nmarga f

marl

nMergel m

marl

[mɑːl] n (Geol) → marna