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English noun: outcrop

1. outcrop (object) the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land

Synonymsoutcropping, rock outcrop

Broader (hypernym)rock, stone

Narrower (hyponym)belay, outthrust

English verb: outcrop

1. outcrop (change) appear on the surface, come to the surface on the ground

SamplesBig boulders outcropped.

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)appear

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