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rock outcrop

Definitions of rock outcrop
  1. noun
    the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land
    synonyms: outcrop, outcropping
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    types:
    belay
    something to which a mountain climber's rope can be secured
    outthrust
    an outcropping of rock that extends outward
    type of:
    rock, stone
    a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
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