Coarse-grained sentence examples

  • The sand should be coarse-grained and hard.

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  • Of these the most important is the great oval mass of granite in the North, composed of two varieties; one, coarse-grained and older, forms the outside rim, while the fine-grained and newer type occurs in the interior.

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  • Such a rock is typically exemplified by a coarse-grained sandstone or conglomerate, while a limestone may be naturally porous, or, like the Trenton limestone of Ohio and Indiana, rendered so by its conversion into dolomite and the consequent production of cavities due to shrinkage - a change occurring only in the purer limestones.

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  • They vary in texture from a fine-grained compact oolite to a coarse-grained rock composed of angular or rounded fragments, and they commonly exhibit strongly marked false bedding.

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  • On the south coast of the same island are coarse-grained, brownish micaceous and light-coloured calcareous sandstone and marls, containing fossils, which render it probable that they are of the same age as the coal-bearing Jurassic rocks of Brora (Scotland) and the Middle Dogger of Yorkshire.

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  • The coarse-grained grey Rumanian caviare is forwarded to Berlin, and there blended with Russian caviare.

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  • Hence sands are more coarse grained than clays.

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  • Pink and white pegmatite typically occurs in veins and contains coarse grained quartz and feldspar.

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  • See also cut-off grade Gabbro A coarse grained igneous rock consisting of calcic feldspar, pyroxene and commonly hornblende and/or olivine: appx.

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  • fine-grained rocks are in general more prone to these processes than coarse grained parts of the same rock type.

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  • solidifysaltic magmas solidified into coarse-grained gabbroic rocks which form the earliest Cuillin Center.

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  • The basaltic magmas solidified into coarse-grained gabbroic rocks which form the earliest Cuillin Center.

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  • Richard Strauss, in his edition of Berlioz's works on Instrumentation, paradoxically characterizes the classical orchestral style as that which was derived from chamber-music. Now it, is true that in Haydn's early days orchestras were small and generally private; and that the styles of orchestral and chamber music were not distinct; but surely nothing is clearer than that the whole history of the rise of classical chamber-music lies in its rapid differentiation from the coarse-grained orchestral style with which it began.

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  • At first it becomes more coarse-grained, like the Firn Schnee of the Alps, and is moist by melting during the summer.

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