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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land v. - Appear on the surface, come to the surface on the ground.

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  • In any event, the outcrop is hidden, and it seems remarkable how much it is hidden.
  • Right under the outcrop was a fl at, sheltered bit where someone could have stood.
  • When the outcrop is the pure red sandstone, we can hope for little else but the desert spinifex.
  • He was on a thickly wooded terrace with a blank wall of "outcrop" on one side nearly as high as the pines which pressed close against it. for more
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