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clastic

 [klas´tik]
1. undergoing or causing division.
2. separable into parts.

clas·tic

(klas'tik),
Breaking up into pieces, or exhibiting a tendency so to break or divide.
[G. klastos, broken]

clastic

/clas·tic/ (klas´tik)
1. undergoing or causing division.
2. separable into parts.

clas·tic

(klas'tik)
Breaking up into pieces, or exhibiting a tendency so to break or divide.
[G. klastos, broken]

clastic

1. undergoing or causing division.
2. separable into parts.
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The clastic sedimentary rocks were investigated in detail by Hamblin (1989b) who interpreted them to be deposited in fault-bounded extensional basins that were active following the Acadian orogeny, but before the Alleghanian orogeny, and show evidence for multiple episodes of fault motions.
As a result, there is potential for hydrocarbon bearing clastic reservoirs to be found below Jurassic carbonate seals.
In northern Baltoscandia, clastic dikes are met in different-age formations from Precambrian to Devonian.
The proportion of clastic components is too low to meet the term `conglomerate' for this unit (Fuchtbauer 1988).
Hugh Mackay, CEO of Europa, commented, "First pass seismic interpretation over Kiernan has proved positive and we are pleased to announce potentially large stratigraphic traps at three levels in the Cretaceous clastic section.
The study over gradation of sediments shows that there are various types from particles smaller than 63 microns which are mostly Silty and clayey particles to bigger ones like sands and gravels which include Clastic particles such as quarts, Clastic calcite, Orthoclase and also rarely biochemical particles like bivalves, Foraminifera and Ostracodas are found [7].
The sanitary napkin includes a napkin body having a liquid-absorbent layer for absorbing and retaining liquid; and first and second projections each exerting an clastic contractive force between longitudinally opposing front and rear ends to concavely curve the body surface of the napkin body and raise itself from the body surface of the napkin body.
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Petrophysical evaluation of hydrocarbon pore-thickness in thinly bedded clastic reservoirs.
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Charles to Kansas City, crossing notable karst in Ordovician and Mississippian carbonate rocks, into Pennsylvanian strata that is primarily clastic sediments with few karst features.