marl marl

Definition(s):

  • (n) a loose and crumbling earthy deposit consisting mainly of calcite or dolomite; used as a fertilizer for soils deficient in lime

Usage(s):

  1. The slopes of northwestern Colorado, southwestern Wyoming and northeastern Utah are layered with marl, a limestone in which a fossil fuel called kerogen is embedded.
  2. In that country of slow streams, red marl and ancient orchards, Frost took his children picnicking, spent days tramping the country looking for flowers.
  3. Though research on extracting kerogen from marl began in the 1920s, shale oil went undeveloped because its production cost always exceeded the market price of crude.

News

  • Economy blamed for abandoned, neglected horses

    A local animal shelter has more than a dozen horses available for adoption and expects to see even more in the coming days. Mississippi Animal Rescue League officials said they will receive 12 miniature ponies on Friday that were seized in Marion County. Last month, MARL took custody of one of eight horses that were seized by Pearl Animal Control from John Whitley, 73, who was charged with ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WAPT Jackson

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Quotes

  1. "I got a call from Marley Marl one day and he and some people was trying to get this film together," Big Daddy Kane told AllHipHop.com. "Now we finally got it happening and I got involved. Now it seems like it's very realistic and it's...
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: Big Daddy Kane Source: Eurweb.com

  2. "We shuttin' this sh-- down," Nas said. "Marley Marl, I got so many songs in there, you pick any song, and we gonna go through it."
    on Dec 27, 2007 By: Nas Source: MTV.com

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