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bedrock

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noun bed·rock \-ˈräk, -ˌräk\

Simple Definition of bedrock

  • : the solid rock that lies under the surface of the ground

  • : a strong idea, principle, or fact that supports something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bedrock

  1. 1 :  the solid rock underlying unconsolidated surface materials (as soil)

  2. 2 a :  lowest point b :  basis

Examples of bedrock in a sentence

  1. They dug down for 10 feet before they hit bedrock.

  2. His religious beliefs are the bedrock on which his life is based.



1839

First Known Use of bedrock

1839


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bedrock

adjective bed·rock

Definition of bedrock

  1. :  solidly fundamental, basic, or reliable <traditional bedrock values> <a bedrock constituency>



1873

First Known Use of bedrock

1873


BEDROCK Defined for Kids

bedrock

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noun bed·rock \ˈbed-ˌräk\

Definition of bedrock for Students

  1. :  the solid rock found under surface materials (as soil)





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