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Erratic (wandering and unpredictable) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Kaplan GRE Exam Vocabulary in a Box, which includes 500 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.
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Definition of the adjective erratic
What does erratic mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more erratic / most erratic
- liable to sudden unpredictable change
- having no fixed course
- likely to perform unpredictably
Alternative definition of the adjective erratic
- unsteady, random; prone to unexpected changes; not consistent
- antonym: consistent
Definition of the noun erratic
What does erratic mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: erratics
- [geology] a rock moved by geologic forces from one location to another, usually by a glacier.
- Anything that has erratic characteristics.
"ErRatic" is a book by N. D. Hansen-Hill.
- genre: Speculative fiction
- copyright: 2008-02-20
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A Dictionary of Winnicott's Use of Words by Jan Abram
The worst environment, for Winnicott, is the erratic one—when the infant is forced to compensate intellectually too much and too often for the inconsistencies of a mother who is sometimes good and sometimes bad. This leads to the defence of ...
Encyclopedia of Insects (2009)
by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé
Predator–prey oscillations, such as those that occur in simple theoretical models or simple laboratory systems, become erratic and irregular when many natural enemies are involved. Although the density fluctuations of most species are erratic ...
by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson
Cf: erratic. glacial canyon A deep valley eroded by a glacier, having a U-shaped cross profile and tributary gorges entering at levels well above the canyon bottom . glacial cycle l. The ideal case of glaciation continuing so long under fixed ...
A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1859)
by John Craig (F.G.S.)
Erratic, er-rat'ik ...
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- Okotoks Erratic
This massive rock was dropped of here by a receding glacier at the end of the last ice age.Big Rock (also known as either Okotoks Erratic or, by the Blackfoot, as Okotok) is a 16,500-tonne (18,200-ton) boulder that lies on the otherwise flat, relatively featureless, surface of the Canadian Prairies in Alberta. It is part of the 930-kilometre-long (580 mi) Foothills Erratics Train of typically angular boulders of distinctive quartzite and pebbly quartzite.
This massive angular boulder, which is broken into two main pieces, measures about 41 by 18 metres (135 by 60 feet) and is 9 m (30 ft) high. It consists of thick-bedded, micaceous, feldspathic quartzite that is light grey, pink, to purplish. Besides having been extensively fractured by frost action, it is unweathered. Big Rock lies about 8 km (5 mi) west of the town of Okotoks, Alberta, Canada, 18 km (11 mi) south of Calgary in the SE. 1/4 of Sec. 21, Township 20, Range 1, West 5th Meridian.
Big Rock is a glacial erratic that is part of a 930 km (580 mi) long, narrow (1.00 to 22.05 km (0.62 to 13.7 mi) wide), linear scatter of thousands of distinctive quartzite and pebbly quartzite glacial erratics between 30 cm (1 ft) and 41 m (135 ft) in length. This linear scatter of distinctive quartzite glacial erratics is known as the Foothills Erratics Train. The Foothills Erratics Train extends along the eastern flanks of the Rocky Mountains of Alberta and northern Montana to the International Border. The boulders and smaller gravel, which comprises the Foothills Erratics Train, consist of Lower Cambrian shallow marine quartzite and conglomeratic quartzite, which occurs only within the Gog Group and is found in the Athabasca River Valley of central western Alberta. Big Rock is the largest erratic within the Foothills Erratics Train. Lying on prairie to the east of the Rocky Mountains and like all the larger erratics, it is visible for a considerable distance across the prairie and likely served as a prominent landmark for Indigenous people.
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Scrabble value of E1R1R1A1T1I1C3
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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