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Dictionary entry overview: What does outcropping mean?
• OUTCROPPING (noun)
The noun OUTCROPPING has 1 sense:
1. the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land
Familiarity information: OUTCROPPING used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land
Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
Hypernyms ("outcropping" is a kind of...):
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "outcropping"):
belay (something to which a mountain climber's rope can be secured)
outthrust (an outcropping of rock that extends outward)
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