rocklike


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rocklike

(ˈrɒkˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a rock
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Adj.1.rocklike - hard as granite; "a granitic fist"
hard - resisting weight or pressure
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National Gypsum takes in boatloads of the rocklike mineral from lands around Lake Superior and converts them into drywall, Lenzi said; they pile their gypsum loads into mounds that reach 40 feet tall in some areas, and have multiple tiers on which bulldozers drive to push stock into the facility.
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has doubled-down on this with his own "completely implacable, marmoreal and rocklike resistance" to Spain's joint-sovereignty proposals.
A study on the AWJM of hard materials like granite, grey cast iron and rocklike material by varying its machining parameters such as SOD, depth, kerf width, and water pressure is summarised and shown in the graphs below.
Outside it is rocklike but with the slightly lumpen look of adobe (it was built inside out, with wood, steel and poured cement).
For example, when I see that perfect shiny brown glaze on that maple bar in the Safeway bakery case, it takes firm mental gymnastics to compel myself to stop and remember: It has basically no nutritional value whatsoever, it will taste delicious in my mouth but then become a heavy rocklike gut bomb in my belly, and it will inspire a flu-like sugar headache and general whole-body malaise that will last until the donut has passed out of my system.
10] fabricated rocklike materials containing multiple fissures under uniaxial compression to further research the effects of preexisting fissures on mechanical properties and crack coalescence of rock.
Several rocklike shapes that could become ice, rock, and tundra were an important element of the design.
There, the vast number of remembered things remains rocklike, each is in its place, each has its function, its history, its drama.
This device thrusts hammers into molded pieces of rocklike glass to detach flakes.
But as much as they huffed and puffed, they never looked capable of breaching the rocklike Perth rearguard.
The first is attributed to Ibn 'Abbas, who explained that saraban meant that the wake of the fish was rocklike.
These new exploration efforts are aided by advances in mapping petroleum buried beneath layers of rocklike salt that had previously blocked the industry's view, says Marvin Odum, director of Shell's Upstream Americas business.