foreset

transitive verb

Definition of foreset

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: to arrange beforehand

foreset

adjective

Definition of foreset (Entry 2 of 3)

: of, relating to, or forming the steeper slope on the outer margin of a delta or the lee side of a dune or the sediments deposited on such a slope a silty foreset slope

foreset

noun
\ " \
variants: or less commonly foreset bed

Definition of foreset (Entry 3 of 3)

: a foreset slope or layer (as of sediment or rock)

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History and Etymology for foreset

Transitive verb

fore- + set

Adjective

fore- + set (past participle of set)

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“Foreset.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foreset. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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