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- adj. Resembling rubble.
- adj. Strewn with rubble.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Relating to, or containing, rubble.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Abounding in small irregular stones; containing or consisting of rubble.
- Of the nature of rubble, or coarse irregular masonry.
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But they are unluckily what the quarrier would term rubbly, -- traversed by an infinity of cracks and fissures; and it is rare indeed to find a continuous mass out of which a chimney-jamb or lintel could be fashioned.
An aquifer may be a layer of gravel or sand, a layer of sandstone or cavernous limestone, a rubbly top or base of lava flows, or even a large body of massive rock, such as fractured granite, that has sizable cracks and fissures.
Before them a wide strip of rubbly, rocky ground sloped gently up to a natural rock palisade.
He twitched his camel forward, to skid down the sand dune and out across the rubbly plain toward the finish line.
Finally a gorge opened into a cuplike valley to and from which there was only this one entrance and exit, marked in pines and rubbly slopes.
The banyans gave way to an oppressive forest of Brazilian Peppers, and there we saw our first wildlife: a huge bobcat that stood for a moment in the rubbly remains of the road, hissing at us with its ears laid flat, then fled into the underbrush.
I have even got used to the lack of colour, the open expanses of rubbly desert, the dusty palm trees and the copious construction work.
The desert contains a varied scenery with dunes, rubbly areas, low-lying flood planes, and occasional clumps of vegetation.
It's about just 4k, so you can tell it's bumpy and rubbly.
It's about just 4-K -- of just -- see, you can tell it's bumpy and rubbly.
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