sandstone

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noun sand·stone \-ˌstōn\

Definition of sandstone

  1. :  a sedimentary rock consisting of usually quartz sand united by some cement (as silica or calcium carbonate)

1609

First Known Use of sandstone

1609


SANDSTONE Defined for English Language Learners

sandstone

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noun sand·stone \-ˌstōn\

Definition of sandstone for English Language Learners

  • : a type of soft stone that is made from grains of sand stuck together


SANDSTONE Defined for Kids

sandstone

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noun sand·stone \ˈsand-ˌstōn\

Definition of sandstone for Students

  1. :  rock made of sand held together by a natural cement (as of calcium carbonate)


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