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English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Vishnu Basement Rocks — Als Vishnu Basement Rocks oder auch Vishnu Group (Vishnu Grundgebirge oder Vishnu Gruppe) – benannt nach der Hindugottheit Vishnu – wird das paläoproterozoische polymetamorphe kristalline Grundgebirge bezeichnet, das im US amerikanischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Basement rock — usually refers to the thick foundation of ancient, and oldest metamorphic and igneous rock that forms the crust of continents, often in the form of granite. Basement rock is contrasted to overlying sedimentary rocks which are laid down on top of… …   Wikipedia

  • basement — [bās′mənt] n. [ BASE1 + MENT] 1. the foundation or lower part of a wall or structure 2. the lowest story of a building, below the main floor and wholly or partly below the surface of the ground 3. Geol. the oldest layer of igneous and metamorphic …   English World dictionary

  • basement complex — noun 1. : the assemblage of metamorphic and igneous rocks underlying stratified rocks in a particular region 2. : the Archean rocks compare fundamental complex * * * Geol. the undifferentiated assemblage of rock (basement rock) underlying the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Basement (geology) — In geology, the terms basement and crystalline basement are used to define the rocks below a sedimentary platform or cover, or more generally any rock below sedimentary rocks or sedimentary basins that are metamorphic or igneous in origin. In the …   Wikipedia

  • basement complex — /ˈbeɪsmənt ˌkɒmplɛks/ (say baysmuhnt .kompleks) noun a series of metamorphic and igneous rocks underlying dominantly sedimentary rocks, often, though not necessarily, formed before the Cambrian period. Also, basement rock …   Australian English dictionary

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  • basement complex — Geol. the undifferentiated assemblage of rock (basement rock) underlying the oldest stratified rocks in any region: usually crystalline, metamorphosed, and mostly, but not necessarily, Precambrian in age. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • basement — noun 1》 a room or floor which is partly or entirely below ground level. 2》 Geology the oldest formation of rocks underlying a particular area. Origin C18: prob. from archaic Du. basement foundation , perh. from Ital. basamento column base …   English new terms dictionary

  • basement — /ˈbeɪsmənt / (say baysmuhnt) noun 1. a storey of a building partly or wholly underground. 2. the portion of a structure which supports those portions which come above it. 3. the substructure of a columnar or arched construction. 4. Geology a. →… …   Australian English dictionary

  • basement — noun Etymology: probably from 1base Date: 1613 1. the part of a building that is wholly or partly below ground level 2. the ground floor facade or interior in Renaissance architecture 3. the lowest or fundamental …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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