slick·​rock | \ ˈslik-ˌräk How to pronounce slickrock (audio) \

Definition of slickrock

: smooth wind-polished rock

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Mountain bikers flock to the region for its amazing slickrock trails. Nick Davidson, Outside Online, "Visit Westworld for Real," 19 June 2018 Compared with a standard Colorado, the ZR2’s ride height is two inches higher and the track gets shoved out 3.5 inches, endowing the pickup with balletic stability on the slickrock and crumbled schist. Aaron Robinson, Car and Driver, "2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Crew Cab Diesel," 27 July 2017

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First Known Use of slickrock

1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of slickrock was in 1925

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