- the boundary between adjacent layers or strata in a sedimentary rock.
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bedding plane — n. Geol. the surface separating two successive layers of stratified rock … English World dictionary
bedding plane — noun : the surface that separates each successive layer of a stratified rock from its preceeding layer : a depositional plane : a plane of stratification * * * Geol. the surface that separates one stratum, layer, or bed of stratified rock from… … Useful english dictionary
bedding plane — 1. A primary depositional lamination in sedimentary rocks that may be preserved, though possibly with different properties, in metamorphic rocks. These laminations may be clearly visible where lithologies change or where depositional cycles… … Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology
bedding plane — A planar or nearly planar bedding surface that visibly separates each successive layer of stratified sediment or rock (of the same or different lithology) from the preceding or following layer; a plane of deposition. It often marks a change in … Glossary of landform and geologic terms
bedding plane — Geol. the surface that separates one stratum, layer, or bed of stratified rock from another. [1895 1900] * * * … Universalium
bedding plane — noun The planar surface between adjacent strata … Wiktionary
bedding-plane cave — 1. Bedding planes are widespread and very significant features within most carbonate rocks, and cave passages are commonly guided by them. Their structure, their distribution and the chemical contrasts that some bedding planes provide may be… … Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology
bedding-plane parting — See bedding plane and parting … Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology
bedding cave — See bedding plane cave … Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology
bedding joint — A joint in rocks that runs parallel to or on a bedding plane  … Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology