How to use Weathering in a sentence
These are either roasted or exposed to the weathering action of the air.
It is covered with a layer of thin, dry soil, through the slow weathering of the coral rocks.
Was Cade weathering out the storm?
The other type of clay formation is from the chemical weathering of rocks.
Bone in packing and floor materials derived from natural sediments is often uncharred and exhibits pale birefringence and signs of weathering.Advertisement
Clare Britton has added carbonate sediments and weathering to the simple Earth system model to look even further into the future.
It is expected that the effects of weathering will ensure that these new sections of oak become more discrete with time.
Weathering of the limestone surface created a karst landscape with sinkholes and caves present.
Their restoration was somewhat drastic, the ancient parts being cut away to allow of additions in marble, and the new parts treated in imitation of the ancient weathering.
Minerals, like glauconite, which contain ferrous silicate, may in like manner yield limonite, on weathering.Advertisement
Everywhere are evidences of water and wind erosion, of desiccation and differential weathering.
Similar residual clays sometimes occur on the surface of areas of limestone in hollows and fissures formed by weathering.
Made from high grade redwood pine that will mellow to a honey brown with weathering.
The rocky shores of the Purbeck coastline characteristically occur as flat ledges formed by the weathering away of softer, overlying layers of rock.
The testing is described of proprietary technology to measure the specific sample surface temperature of materials in accelerated weathering.Advertisement
Its moraines, though mostly obscured by vegetation and weathering, may still be traced; while on the snowy peaks at the headwaters of the Merced a considerable number of small glaciers, once tributary to the main Yosemite glacier, still exist.
The weathering of this desert area is probably faimly rapid, and the agents at work are principally the rapid heating and cooling of the rocks by day and night, and the erOsive action of sand-laden wind on the softer lnyers; these, aided by the occasional rain, are ceaselessly at work, and produce the successive plateaus, dotted with small isolated hills and cut up by valleys (wadis) which occasionally become deep ravines, thus foiming the principal type of scenery of these deserts.
Mark will be presenting his research on space weathering, a process that modifies planetary and asteroid surfaces over time.
On weathering, magnetite commonly passes into limonite, the ferrous oxide having probably been removed by carbonated waters.
Its intensity seems due, however, in some degree at least, to the weathering of the brown fringes of the feathers which hide the more brilliant hue, and in the Atlantic islands examples are said to retain their gay tints all the year round, while throughout Europe there is scarcely a trace of them visible in autumn and winter; but, beginning to appear in spring, they reach their greatest brilliancy towards midsummer; they are never assumed by examples in confinement.Advertisement
Mica occurs as a primary and essential constituent of igneous rocks of almost all kinds; it is also a common product of alteration of many mineral silicates, both by weathering and by contactand dynamo-metamorphic processes.
A great proportion of the food constituents which can be extracted by strong hydrochloric acid are not in a condition to be taken up by the roots of plants; they are present, but in a " dormant " state, although by tillage and weathering processes they may in time become " available " to plants.
They are constructed of parallelepipedal blocks of limestone, finely jointed (though the jointing has often been spoilt by weathering), and arranged in regular courses which vary in size in different parts of the enceinte.
This upland is an uplifted peneplain of subaerial denudation,' now so far advanced in a " second " cycle of weathering and so thoroughly dissected that to an untrained eye it appears to be only a country of hills confusedly arranged.
Textual criticism is called upon to repair the mischief done to inscriptions (texts inscribed upon stones) by weathering, maltreatment or the errors of the stone-cutter.Advertisement
Between the "Cotton Belt" and the Tennessee Valley is the mineral region, the "Old Land" area - "a region of resistant rocks" - whose soils, also derived from weathering in situ, are of varied fertility, the best coming from the granites, sandstones and limestones, the poorest from the gneisses, schists and slates.
Where it is hard and jointed, weathering into large quadrangular blocks, the hills are more especially distinguished for the gnarled bossy character of their declivities, as may be seen in Ben Ledi and the heights to the north-east of it.
In the roasting process, sulphuric acid is formed and acts on the clay to form aluminium sulphate, a similar condition of affairs being produced during weathering.
They have usually undergone weathering and erosion that has increased porosity.
Made from premium grade Scandinavian redwood from renewable plantations, which will mellow to a honey brown with weathering.
To determine mineral weathering rates at a sub-sample of Level II forest health monitoring sites.
The degree and rate of rock weathering depends on several factors.
Jagged crags, sudden abysses, magnificent canyons, forests with open parks, undulating hills, mountain prairies, freaks of weathering and erosion, and the enclosing lines of the successive hog-backs afford scenery of remarkable variety and wild beauty.
The conversion into sulphate is generally effected by the oxidizing processes of weathering, calcination, heating with iron nitrate or ferric sulphate.
Ferric sulphate is only used as an auxiliary to the weathering process and in an electrolytic process.
By the weathering of silicates, silica passes into solution and quartz is deposited as a secondary product in the cavities of basic igneous rocks, and in fact in the crevices and along the joints of rocks of almost all kinds.
Made from premium grade redwood pine timber with natural green finish that develops into warm honey brown with weathering.
Weathering makes a small additional contribution, but there is no evidence of seepage erosion.
Physical weathering does not involve chemical changes to rock.
All these factors will influence the speed of the weathering process.
It is concluded that the system is able to redefine how weathering tests are conducted.
The weathering of rocks is a very slow reaction.
Outdoor chaise lounge cushions tend to fade and warp due to weathering from the sun, rain, and anything else that Mother Nature might throw at them.
For grills left in exposed to the elements, regular cleaning can reduce the weathering and debris effects on it.
While artificial weathering is reproducible; the acute aggressive stresses mitigate against reliably replicating natural conditions.
It can also be used for the formulation of high-gloss topcoats with good chemical and weathering resistance, or even effect coatings.
This weathering feature of hard limestones arises through the gradual dissolution of the limestone by rainwater, which is slightly acidic.
Used since Roman times because of its good durability and weathering properties.
Chemical weathering is most intense in warm, wet climates.
Large areas of clay-with-flints, derived from the weathering of material overlying the present day Chalk, occur across the North Downs.
Subsequent weathering of the stone often makes these replacement blocks easier to see.
They also withstand weathering from moisture and damp very well with time.
Barnwood in particular will feature terrific weathering from years of exposure to the elements.
This weathering will enhance your design over time.
It resists rotting and weathering and looks beautiful for a long time.
Purchase treated pine lumber or cypress wood that withstands insect attacks and weathering better than untreated wood.
Do you want a casket that will withstand weathering, or do you want a biodegradable casket?
Polyester-based thread is typically stronger than cotton-based threads and withstand weathering from moisture and damp very well.
The indirect geographical elements, which, as a rule, act with and intensify the direct, are mainly climatic; the prevailing winds, rainfall, mean and extreme temperatures of every locality depending on the arrangement of land and sea and of land forms. Climate thus guided affects the weathering of rocks, and so determines the kind and arrangement of soil.
Weathering is a very slow, and, therefore, an expensive process; moreover, the entire conversion is only accomplished after a number of years.
All streams, from the tiniest rill to the greatest river, are continually engaged in transporting downstream solid particles of rock, the product of weathering agencies in the area which they drain.
The clay resulting from the weathering of the Dartmoor granite has formed marshes and peat bogs, and the desolation of the district has been emphasized by the establishment in its midst of a great convict prison, and in its northern portion of a range for artillery practice.
Quartz being a mineral very resistant to weathering agencies, it forms the bulk of sands and sandstones; and when the sand grains are cemented together by a later deposit of secondary quartz a rock known as quartzite results.
It happens, however, that many rocks are not disintegrated to this extreme degree by natural processes, and weathering invariably accompanies disintegration.
The slate hills, weathering more readily, assume gentle slopes and rounded ridges, as in the high land from Holy Loch to the Kyles of Bute.
Owing to the slight rainfall, and the rapid weathering of the rocks by the great range of teniperature, these hills rise steeply from the valleys at their feet as almost bare rock, supporting hardly any vegetation.
The upturning of the rocks of the Great Plains at the foot of the Front Range develops an interesting type of topography, the harder layers weathering into grotesquely curious forms, as seen in the famous Garden of the Gods at the foot of Pike's Peak.
This mature weathering, resulting in the relatively complete separation of the quartz from the kaolin, and both from the calcium carbonate and other basic materials, implies conditions of rock decay comparable to those of the present time.
These " weathering " agents not only act upon stones of buildings, but upon rocks of all kinds, reducing them sooner or later into a more or less fine powder.
If the whole of the soil in the British Islands were swept into the sea and the rocks beneath it laid bare the surface of the country would ultimately become covered again with soil produced from the rocks by the weathering processes just described.