Bedrock, from bed (O.E. bed, from P.Gmc. *badjam "sleeping place dug in the ground;" PIE *bhedh- "to dig, pierce") + → rock.
Sangbastar, from sang "stone, rock," → stone, + bastar "bed" (Mid.Pers. vistarak, cognate with Mod.Pers. gostar "a bed; spreading; scatterer," Av. star-, starəta- "spread," from star- "to spread," Skt. strnâti).
Fr.: roche bréchifiée
A rock formed by the process of → brecciation.
sang-e âzarin (#)
Fr.: roche ignée
Igneous, from L. igneus "of fire, fiery," from ignis "fire," from PIE *egni- (cf. Skt. agni- "fire, sacrificial fire," O.C.S. ogni, Lith. ugnis "fire"); → rock.
Sang "stone, rock," → stone; âzarin "fiery," from âzar, variants âtaš, taš, from Mid.Pers. âtaxš, âtur "fire;" Av. ātar-, āθr- "fire," singular nominative ātarš-; O.Pers. ātar- "fire;" Av. āθaurvan- "fire priest;" Skt. átharvan- "fire priest;" cf. L. ater "black" ("blackened by fire"); Arm. airem "burns;" Serb. vatra "fire;" PIE base *āter- "fire" + -in adj. suffix.
bard (#), sang (#)
1) A large mass of → stone forming a hill, cliff,
promontory, or the like.
M.E. rokk(e), from O.Fr. ro(c)que, roche (cf. Sp., Provençal roca, It. rocca, M.L. rocca, V.L. *rocca, of uncertain origin.
Bard (Dehxodâ) "rock, stone," used in a large part of Western Iran, specifically in Lori and Kurd., related to Kurd. pal "rock, stone;" cf. Gk. poros "rock." Sang, → stone.
bolur-e sangi, bard-bolur
Fr.: cristal de roche
Pure natural crystalline form of → silica, SiO2, which is transparent and colorless.
A projectile driven by reaction propulsion that carries its own propellants.
→ missile = mušak (
From It. rocchetto "a rocket," literally "a bobbin," diminutive of rocca "a distaff," with reference to its shape.
axtaršenâsi bâ roket
Fr.: astronomie par fusée
The study of celestial bodies in the wavelengths that are almost completely absorbed by the atmosphere, by using a rocket to carry instruments above 250 km to measure the searched for phenomena.
roket šenâsi, roketgari
The science of rocket design, development, and flight.
→ rocket + -ry a noun suffix.
Fr.: fusée-sonde lancée à partir d'un ballon
A rocket launched from a balloon at a pre-determined height and fired by a ground-controlled radio relay when some particular event, e.g. a solar flare, occurs.
From rocket + balloon.
From roket + bâlon, → ballon astronomy.
Fr.: roche sédimentaire