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crater

 [kra´ter]
an excavated area surrounded by an elevated margin, such as is caused by ulceration.

cra·ter

(krā'ter),
The most depressed, usually central portion of an ulcer.

crater

/cra·ter/ (kra´ter) an excavated area surrounded by an elevated margin.

crater

a pitlike depression, such as where an ulcer has been surgically removed.

crater

an excavated area surrounded by an elevated margin, as caused by ulceration.
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Rounded muscles shot into great, tensed piles beneath the brown hide--the ape-man surged forward with all his weight and all his great strength--the bonds parted, and the three were rolling upon the floor of the crater snarling, snapping, and rending.
Tarzan tossed the second hyena across the crater, while the first gnawed at the rotting face of its master; but this did not suit the ape-man.
In the crater between the towering walls Bukawai, cold with terror, trembled, trembled as with ague.
They were long and narrow furrows sunk between parallel ridges, bordering generally upon the edges of the craters.
EXTREME Visitors by the edge of the crater which was set on fire in the 70s to burn gas from a drilling accident but is still ablaze
The crater could be younger, or perhaps the impact that created it hit a pocket of ammonia-rich subsurface ice.
There were people in my own state, in my own town, who didn't have enough to eat," Crater remembered.
Earth s weather quickly erodes a crater s structures, making it difficult to determine how exactly a meteorite struck.
BEIRUT: The International Astronomical Union (IAU) recently approved a proposal from the MESSENGER Science Team to confer the name of Lebanese writer and painter Gibran Khalil Gibran on an impact crater on Mercury, Lebanese media reported on Monday.
Create a bar graph to show the diameter of each crater in kilometers.
The crater floor looks like an asphalt parking lot that went through an earthquake and was then dotted with colorful plant life.
Since early 2010, the Oil & Gas Ministry has been considering development of two of the giant gas craters near the Darvaza crater.