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 current velocity within the depositional environment.

Graded Stream

Science / Geology / Graded Stream: A stream whose smooth profile is unbroken by resistant ledges, lakes, or waterfalls, and which maintains exactly the velocity required to carry the sediment provided to it. MORE

Graded Vesting

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Graded Vesting: A schedule used for vesting purposes, in which the vesting occurs over a period of five to 15 years. MORE

Graded Wash

Life Style / Painting / Graded Wash: A wash that smoothly changes in value from dark to light. Most noted in landscape painting for open sky work, but an essential skill for watercolour painting in general. MORE

Bedding

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 youn 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

Bedding Plane

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

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