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shale

noun [U]  /ʃeɪl/ us  
earth science a type of rock consisting of solid material that has been pressed into thin layers
Translations of “shale”
in Spanish esquistos…
in French schiste (bitumineux)…
in German der Schiefer…
in Chinese (Traditional) 頁岩(易於裂成板片的軟岩石)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 页岩(易于裂成板片的软岩石)…
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