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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sedimentary rock formed by the consolidation and compaction of sand and held together by a natural cement, such as silica.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sedimentary rock produced by the consolidation and compaction of sand, cemented with clay etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rock made of sand more or less firmly united. Common or siliceous sandstone consists mainly of quartz sand.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rock formed by the consolidation of Sand.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a sedimentary rock consisting of sand consolidated with some cement (clay or quartz etc.)

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