waterworn

ADJECTIVE
  1. (of rocks especially) worn smooth by the action of water
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How To Use waterworn In A Sentence

  • The rounded, waterworn stones made the surface treacherous and slippery and difficult to negotiate. THE SEARCH FOR SPOCK
  • Other portions of woods had their ends waterworn, and were full of long cracks, such as appear in wood long exposed to the sun. Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia
  • Amongst the waterworn pebbles in the bed of the river, we found various portions of coal and the rocky sections in parts of the banks resembled its concomitant strata. Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia
  • The blocks are not waterworn, their angles being only a little blunted; they vary in size from one or two feet in diameter to ten, or even more than twenty times as much. Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle
  • It consisted of a yellow sandstone in thin strata, covered in some parts with beds of waterworn pebbles. Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia
  • On these rounded off banks or bergs of forest land, Youranigh drew my attention to large, old, waterworn, trunks of trees, which he showed me had been deposited there by floods. Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia
  • She was calm as a waterworn stone which, contemplated, calms. THE DISPOSSESSED
  • Through the bowels of the Great Alpine Reef, they spun, slipping along the smooth, waterworn sides. The Welkening
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