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ˈrɛg ə lɪθre·golith

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  1. regolithnoun

    The layer of loose rock, dust, sand, and soil, resting on the bedrock, that constitutes the surface layer of most dry land on earth, the moon, and other large solid aggregated celestial objects. There can also be sub-marine regolith.)

    Etymology: Irregular formation from ῥῆγος + -lith (from λίθος).

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  1. Regolith

    Regolith is a layer of loose, heterogeneous material covering solid rock. It includes dust, soil, broken rock, and other related materials and is present on Earth, the Moon, Mars, some asteroids, and other terrestrial planets and moons.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of regolith in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of regolith in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of regolith in a Sentence

  1. Ian Crawford:

    It's possible that helium-3 and other solar-wind–implanted ions, like hydrogen, may be in a higher abundance in the cold regolith near the lunar poles. That would be an important measurement to make and would require a polar lander.

  2. Walter Kiefer:

    This was very localized in the regions where the astronauts worked extensively, in these areas, the astronaut bootprints darkened the lunar regolith [ or soil ] slightly, causing the regolith to absorb more sunlight and heat up. This was a region 50 to 100 meters across in the experiment deployment zone and of similar or smaller sizes at the sample collection stops. Outside of these zones, the astronauts had little or no effect on the subsurface temperatures.

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