Definition of sedimentary
1 : of, relating to, or containing sediment sedimentary deposits
2 : formed by or from deposits of sediment sedimentary rock
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Includes study of igneous, sedimentary and ore samples.
The diagonal layers etched across the base of Mount Sharp appear very similar to the sedimentary rock strata of the Grand Canyon.
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SEDIMENTARY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sedimentary for English Language Learners
: made from material that sinks to the bottom of a liquid : made from sediment
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Definition of sedimentary for Students
: relating to or formed from sediment Sandstone is a sedimentary rock.
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