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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of marl.

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Examples

  • The true marls, that is those in which carbonate of lime abounds, are greatly preferable to clay marls, the latter, indeed, operate chiefly mechanically, by altering the texture of the soil -- the lime they contain being frequently too small to exercise much appreciable effect.

    Elements of Agricultural Chemistry

  • The sediments at Site 1202 are deposited from low-grade metamorphic schist and marls, which is found within these mountain ranges on the island of Taiwan.

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  • The lime clays or "marls" of class (2), which contain essentially a high percentage of chalk or limestone, are not so widely distributed as the ordinary brick-clays, and in England the natural deposits of these clays have been largely exhausted.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • "marls," [1] and may contain as much as 40\% of chalk.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • In general, it is comprised of a wedged-shaped series of unconsolidated layers of sands, clays and marls on a gently, southeastward dipping bedrock (80 to 100 feet per mile) which is 1,300 to 6,000 feet below the surface.

    2009 March « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • In general, it is comprised of a wedged-shaped series of unconsolidated layers of sands, clays and marls on a gently, southeastward dipping bedrock (80 to 100 feet per mile) which is 1,300 to 6,000 feet below the surface.

    Beachwood Borough Master Plan, Part IV « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • In general, it is comprised of a wedged-shaped series of unconsolidated layers of sands, clays and marls on a gently, southeastward dipping bedrock (80 to 100 feet per mile) which is 1,300 to 6,000 feet below the surface.

    2009 March 08 « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • It marls them out from the beige background and makes them feel like they are "really believing" something....that their version is the correct version because it stands in opposition to the surrounding culture of what they view as "nominal Christianity".

    There Is No Slippery Slope

  • •Underlain by clays, silts, marls, sands, gravels, and shell beds that are lithologically distinct from the rocks of Ecoregions 58, 64, and 67.

    Ecoregions of New Jersey (EPA)

  • Ultisols dominate throughout the region, with locally conspicuous Vertisols formed from marls or soft limestones.

    Southeastern Mixed Forest Province (Bailey)

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