Science / Geology / Bedding: The characteristic structure of sedimentary rocks in which layers of different composition, grain size or arrangement are stacked one on top of another in a sequence with oldest at the bottom and youngest at the top.

Bedding Plane

Science / Geology / Bedding Plane: A distinct surface of contact between two sedimentary rock layers. MORE


Business / Human Resources (HR) / Featherbedding: An unfair labor practice occurring when a union requires an employer to pay an employee for services he or she did not perform. MORE

Biogenic Graded Bedding

Science / Marine Biology / Biogenic Graded Bedding: A regular change of sediment median grain size with depth below the sediment-water interface caused by the activities of burrowing organisms MORE

Graded Bedding

Science / Geology / Graded Bedding: A rock layer that has a progressive change in particle size from top to bottom. Most common is a sequence with coarse grains at the bottom and fining upwards, which is typically caused by a declining MORE


Life Style / Travel / Rollaway: A cot or other bedding that can be added to a hotel room to accommodate another guest. There is often an extra charge for this. MORE

Joint Cement

Life Style / Painting / Joint Cement: Cement used for drywall construction; also used as a bedding compound for joint tape and as a filler for nail holes. MORE