Definitions for outcropˈaʊtˌkrɒp; ˌaʊtˈkrɒp

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  1. outcrop, outcropping, rock outcrop(verb)

    the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land

  2. outcrop(verb)

    appear on the surface, come to the surface on the ground

    "Big boulders outcropped"


  1. outcrop(Noun)

    A piece of land that stands out (usually into water) from the land surrounding.

  2. outcrop(Noun)

    A coming out of bedrock or of an unconsolidated deposit to the surface of the ground.

  3. outcrop(Noun)

    The part of a rock formation that appears at the surface of the ground.


  1. Outcrop

    An outcrop is a visible exposure of bedrock or ancient superficial deposits on the surface of the Earth.

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