Meaning of bedded in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbɛdɪd/

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  • 1in combination (of a place) having a specified number or type of beds.

    • ‘a twin-bedded room’
  • 2Geology
    (of rock) deposited in layers of strata.

    ‘thinly bedded carbonate mudstones’
    • ‘The age of the tuff collected from bedded volcanic rocks newly exposed in the quarry at Bardon Hill is less easy to interpret.’
    • ‘Some of the bedded sandstone inclusions were folded prior to inclusion within the melange.’
    • ‘The sedimentary rocks are well bedded and dominated by mudstones with beds 2-5 metres thick.’
    • ‘This is the only location where bedded sedimentary rocks were observed to be in direct contact with the pillow basalts.’
    • ‘The thinner bedded sandstones are considered overbank flood deposits.’