boulder definition

  • noun:
    • a sizable curved size of rock lying on the surface associated with ground or embedded into the earth.
    • a sizable piece of rock that may theoretically be relocated if adequate power is used.
    • A particle greater than 256 mm in diameter, following Wentworth scale
    • just like bowlder.
    • A loose rock, or one which has-been torn from its native bed and transported for some distance.
    • a sizable smooth size of rock detached from its host to origin
    • a town in north main Colorado; Rocky Mountains resort center and university town
  • verb:
    • to take part in bouldering
  • others:
    • to put on smooth, as an emery-wheel, by abrading with little flint pebbles. Also spelled bowlder.

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