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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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Holden Crater was once filled by at least two different lakes.
The METCRAX II field investigation of downslope windstorm-type flows in Arizona's Meteor Crater is described along with first results from the analyses of the extensive dataset.
The researchers admit that there could be colossal craters that we haven't discovered, Sumner says.
This is the last inhabited spot before we reach the crater, at a mere 32.
MRO's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera took pictures of the fresh craters at sites where before-and-after images by other cameras bracketed when the impacts occurred.
The crater's floor is itself pocked with several small craters, which may have formed as part of the collision that created Shackleton.
Contaminants that exist in or on top of the paint cause craters by a different mechanism.
Previous estimates suggested that the 800-metre wide, 200 metre-deep Ubehebe Crater (above) was around 6,000 years old.
A Selection of Craters in the United States Diameter Diameter Crater Name Location (miles) (kilorrmeters) Ames Oklahoma 10 16.
Current exploitation plans call for the use of directional drilling to tap into the near-surface reservoirs beneath the craters.
As a child in northern New Jersey, Ken Crater raised his own organic vegetables.