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shalenoun [U]

 us   /ʃeɪl/
earth science a type of rock consisting of solid material that has been pressed into thin layers
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Translations of “shale”
in Spanish esquistos…
in Vietnamese đá phiến…
in Malaysian shal…
in Thai หินน้ำมัน…
in French schiste (bitumineux)…
in German der Schiefer…
in Chinese (Simplified) 页岩(易于裂成板片的软岩石)…
in Indonesian serpih, batuan endapan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 頁岩(易於裂成板片的軟岩石)…
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