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    Question "varied/variable thickness"?

    Hi,
    Would anyone please give me the appropriate adjective? The context is:

    "...the Formation consists of varied/variable thickness of accumulated Carbonate..."

    Or any better adjective?

    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: "varied/variable thickness"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Hi,
    Would anyone please give me the appropriate adjective? The context is:

    "...the Formation consists of not so uniform thickness of accumulated Carbonate..."

    Or any better adjective?

    Thanks a lot.
    I can't recall any other adjectives of quality that carry the similar meaning.

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    Re: "varied/variable thickness"?

    "Varied thicknesses" would be how I would put it.

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    Re: "varied/variable thickness"?

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    I think varied wouldn't match for the word should be used with different things or materials.
    Here we deal with just one physical substance - deposits of carbonate.
    If uniform isn't a good enough choice there must be another word.
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    Re: "varied/variable thickness"?

    Or "varying thicknesses."

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    Re: "varied/variable thickness"?

    Thanks to all. And I suppose the opposite must be "constant thickness", if I'm not mistaken.

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