Recent Examples of boulder from the Web
At its closest point, the large boulder was just 119,500 miles away from Earth's atmosphere, about half the distance between Earth and the moon, according to NASA's Center for Near Earth Object Studies (CNEOS).
There is no way you won’t be moved by the miraculous boulder that looms in your path.
And on the tour side, the islands’ major attraction — a series of granite boulders that emerge from the water’s edge in Virgin Gorda called the Baths — is again open.
Sprague said in court Wednesday that the boulder on her head weighed 73 pounds.
The boulder was the size of a mattress and was surrounded by smaller rocks to prevent anyone from taking the soil from the tomb area.
An officer determined the boulder came from the 7900 block of Drew, where there was a rut in the grass.
Deep morteros were carved into the granite boulders as seeds were ground into flour.
My thoughts were more like an avalanche of boulders than a gentle descent of leaves, each one of them ominous and terrifying, and as the instructor guided us through the meditation, tears streamed down my face.
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Origin and Etymology of boulder
First Known Use: 1607See Words from the same year
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Definition of boulder for English Language Learners
: a very large stone or rounded piece of rock
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