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Synonyms for clayey

resembling or containing clay


(used of soil) compact and fine-grained


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The muddy lanes, green or clayey, that seemed to the unaccustomed eye to lead nowhere but into each other, did really lead, with patience, to a distant high-road; but there were many feet in Basset which they led more frequently to a centre of dissipation, spoken of formerly as the "Markis o' Granby," but among intimates as "Dickison's.
The Kaugatuma Formation traces were made in crinoid grainstone with marl interlayers, those of the Kuressaare Formation in clayey limestone containing fine fossil debris.
The loose rocks include blocky talus, fine-grain rich (clay, silt) gravels and clayey silt from MorEnnenlagen with gravel, sand and stones.
In many of the Vertosols with more clayey surface soils, which are often self-mulching, cation balance on the clay exchange sites and shrink--swell activity can have a large effect on aggregate development and stability.
All you have to watch is not to bring up too much of the clayey red subsoil.
Similarly, it can make clayey soils more fertile by improving percolation and aeration.
Shadnia and Vafaeyan express that less porosity and high saturation degree are reasons of maximum oil penetration in clayey sand that are in good agreement with obtained results[16].
To ensure stability and consistency of subgrade, built of these soils, it is necessary to control a hydrothermal regime which is conditioned by the geofiltration properties of clayey soils.
For a record of older life and soils on Mars, Retallack said, new missions will be needed to explore older and more clayey terrains.
They consist of clayey slates, alternated with aleurolites, sandstones, marls and partially limestones.
In an attempt to identify conditions conducive to repeatable ex vitro culture, the utility of clayey and sandy loams amended with pumice as a medium was observed for 20 terrestrial species spanning all three subfamilies of Lycopodiaceae.
Riverine environments characterized by steep banks and clayey soils are common in the Usumacinta-Grijalva watershed and may create the ideal environmental conditions for rapid growth and spread of populations of nonnative Pterygoplichthys.
These rocks consist of clayey schist, chlorite schist and green schist, marble and re-crystallised limestone.
As new tracts are surveyed for mining (4), intense erosion washes out the clayey sediments downstream to the seashelf (5).
The soil is generally composed of sand, silt, clay and humus in varying proportions and classified as sandy, silty, clayey soils.