How Old Are The Oldest Rocks Of The Ocean Floor

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How

how1  (hou),USA pronunciation adv. 
  1. in what way or manner;
    by what means?: How did the accident happen?
  2. to what extent, degree, etc.?: How damaged is the car?
  3. in what state or condition?: How are you?
  4. for what reason;
    why?: How can you talk such nonsense?
  5. to what effect;
    with what meaning?: How is one to interpret his action?
  6. what?: How do you mean? If they don't have vanilla, how about chocolate?
  7. (used as an intensifier): How seldom I go there!
  8. by what title or name?: How does one address the president?
  9. at what price: How are the new cars going, cheaper than last year's models?
  10. by what amount or in what measure or quantity?: How do you sell these tomatoes?
  11. in what form or shape?: How does the demon appear in the first act of the opera? How does the medication come?
  12. and how! [Informal.]certainly! you bet!: Am I happy? And how!
  13. Here's how, [Informal.](used as a toast).
  14. how come? [Informal.]how is it that? why?: How come you never visit us anymore?
  15. how so? how does it happen to be so? why?: You haven't any desire to go? How so?

conj. 
  1. the manner or way in which: He couldn't figure out how to solve the problem.
  2. about the manner, condition, or way in which: I don't care how you leave your desk when you go. Be careful how you act.
  3. in whatever manner or way;
    however: You can travel how you please.
  4. that: He told us how he was honest and could be trusted.

n. 
  1. a question concerning the way or manner in which something is done, achieved, etc.: a child's unending whys and hows.
  2. a way or manner of doing something: to consider all the hows and wherefores.
  3. a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter H.

Old

old (ōld),USA pronunciation adj.,  old•er, old•est  or eld•er, eld•est, n. 
adj. 
  1. far advanced in the years of one's or its life: an old man; an old horse; an old tree.
  2. of or pertaining to the latter part of the life or term of existence of a person or thing: old age.
  3. as if or appearing to be far advanced in years: Worry had made him old.
  4. having lived or existed for a specified time: a man 30 years old; a century-old organization.
  5. having lived or existed as specified with relation to younger or newer persons or things: Jim is our oldest boy.
  6. having been aged for a specified time: This whiskey is eight years old.
  7. having been aged for a comparatively long time: old brandy.
  8. long known or in use: the same old excuse.
  9. overfamiliar to the point of tedium: That joke gets old fast.
  10. belonging to the past: the good old days.
  11. having been in existence since the distant past: a fine old family.
  12. no longer in general use: This typewriter is an old model.
  13. acquired, made, or in use by one prior to the acquisition, making, or use of something more recent: When the new house was built, we sold the old one.
  14. of, pertaining to, or originating at an earlier period or date: old maps.
  15. prehistoric;
    ancient: There may have been an old land bridge between Asia and Alaska.
  16. (cap.) (of a language) in its oldest known period, as attested by the earliest written records: Old Czech.
  17. experienced: He's an old hand at welding.
  18. of long standing;
    having been such for a comparatively long time: an old and trusted employee.
  19. (of colors) dull, faded, or subdued: old rose.
  20. deteriorated through age or long use;
    worn, decayed, or dilapidated: old clothes.
  21. [Physical Geog.](of landforms) far advanced in reduction by erosion or the like.
  22. sedate, sensible, mature, or wise: That child seems old beyond his years.
  23. (used to indicate affection, familiarity, disparagement, or a personalization): good old Bob; that dirty old jalopy.
  24. (used as an intensive) great;
    uncommon: a high old time.
  25. former;
    having been so formerly: a dinner for his old students.

n. 
  1. (used with a pl. v.) old persons collectively (usually prec. by the): appropriations to care for the old.
  2. a person or animal of a specified age or age group (used in combination): a class for six-year-olds; a horse race for three-year-olds.
  3. old or former time, often time long past: days of old.
oldness, n. 

Are

are1  (är; unstressed ər),USA pronunciation v. 
  • pres. indic. pl. and 2nd pers. sing. of  be. 
  • The

    the1  (stressed ᵺē; unstressed before a consonant ᵺə;
    unstressed before a vowel ᵺē),USA pronunciation
     definite article. 
    1. (used, esp. before a noun, with a specifying or particularizing effect, as opposed to the indefinite or generalizing force of the indefinite article a or an): the book you gave me; Come into the house.
    2. (used to mark a proper noun, natural phenomenon, ship, building, time, point of the compass, branch of endeavor, or field of study as something well-known or unique):the sun;
      the Alps;
      theQueen Elizabeth;
      the past; the West.
    3. (used with or as part of a title): the Duke of Wellington; the Reverend John Smith.
    4. (used to mark a noun as indicating the best-known, most approved, most important, most satisfying, etc.): the skiing center of the U.S.; If you're going to work hard, now is the time.
    5. (used to mark a noun as being used generically): The dog is a quadruped.
    6. (used in place of a possessive pronoun, to note a part of the body or a personal belonging): He won't be able to play football until the leg mends.
    7. (used before adjectives that are used substantively, to note an individual, a class or number of individuals, or an abstract idea): to visit the sick; from the sublime to the ridiculous.
    8. (used before a modifying adjective to specify or limit its modifying effect): He took the wrong road and drove miles out of his way.
    9. (used to indicate one particular decade of a lifetime or of a century): the sixties; the gay nineties.
    10. (one of many of a class or type, as of a manufactured item, as opposed to an individual one): Did you listen to the radio last night?
    11. enough: He saved until he had the money for a new car. She didn't have the courage to leave.
    12. (used distributively, to note any one separately) for, to, or in each;
      a or an: at one dollar the pound.

    Oldest

    old•est (ōldist),USA pronunciation adj. 
    1. a superlative of  old. 

    Rocks

    rock1  (rok),USA pronunciation n. 
    1. a large mass of stone forming a hill, cliff, promontory, or the like.
      • mineral matter of variable composition, consolidated or unconsolidated, assembled in masses or considerable quantities in nature, as by the action of heat or water.
      • a particular kind of such matter: igneous rock.
    2. stone in the mass: buildings that stand upon rock.
    3. a stone of any size.
    4. something resembling or suggesting a rock.
    5. a firm foundation or support: The Lord is my rock.
    6. [Chiefly Brit.]a kind of hard candy, variously flavored.
    7. See  rock candy. 
    8. Often,  rocks. 
      • a piece of money.
      • a dollar bill.
      • a diamond.
      • any gem.
      • crack (def. 41).
      • a pellet or lump of crack.
    9. between a rock and a hard place, between undesirable alternatives.
    10. on the rocks: 
      • [Informal.]in or into a state of disaster or ruin: Their marriage is on the rocks.
      • [Informal.]without funds;
        destitute;
        bankrupt.
      • (of a beverage, esp. liquor or a cocktail) with, or containing, ice cubes: Scotch on the rocks; a vodka martini on the rocks.
    11. get one's rocks off, Slang (vulgar). to have an orgasm.
    rockless, adj. 
    rocklike′, adj. 

    Of

    of1  (uv, ov; unstressed əv or, esp. before consonants, ə),USA pronunciation prep. 
    1. (used to indicate distance or direction from, separation, deprivation, etc.): within a mile of the church; south of Omaha; to be robbed of one's money.
    2. (used to indicate derivation, origin, or source): a man of good family; the plays of Shakespeare; a piece of cake.
    3. (used to indicate cause, motive, occasion, or reason): to die of hunger.
    4. (used to indicate material, component parts, substance, or contents): a dress of silk; a book of poems; a package of cheese.
    5. (used to indicate apposition or identity): Is that idiot of a salesman calling again?
    6. (used to indicate specific identity or a particular item within a category): the city of Chicago; thoughts of love.
    7. (used to indicate possession, connection, or association): the king of France; the property of the church.
    8. (used to indicate inclusion in a number, class, or whole): one of us.
    9. (used to indicate the objective relation, the object of the action noted by the preceding noun or the application of a verb or adjective): the ringing of bells; He writes her of home; I'm tired of working.
    10. (used to indicate reference or respect): There is talk of peace.
    11. (used to indicate qualities or attributes): an ambassador of remarkable tact.
    12. (used to indicate a specified time): They arrived of an evening.
    13. [Chiefly Northern U.S.]before the hour of;
      until: twenty minutes of five.
    14. on the part of: It was very mean of you to laugh at me.
    15. in respect to: fleet of foot.
    16. set aside for or devoted to: a minute of prayer.
    17. [Archaic.]by: consumed of worms.

    The

    the1  (stressed ᵺē; unstressed before a consonant ᵺə;
    unstressed before a vowel ᵺē),USA pronunciation
     definite article. 
    1. (used, esp. before a noun, with a specifying or particularizing effect, as opposed to the indefinite or generalizing force of the indefinite article a or an): the book you gave me; Come into the house.
    2. (used to mark a proper noun, natural phenomenon, ship, building, time, point of the compass, branch of endeavor, or field of study as something well-known or unique):the sun;
      the Alps;
      theQueen Elizabeth;
      the past; the West.
    3. (used with or as part of a title): the Duke of Wellington; the Reverend John Smith.
    4. (used to mark a noun as indicating the best-known, most approved, most important, most satisfying, etc.): the skiing center of the U.S.; If you're going to work hard, now is the time.
    5. (used to mark a noun as being used generically): The dog is a quadruped.
    6. (used in place of a possessive pronoun, to note a part of the body or a personal belonging): He won't be able to play football until the leg mends.
    7. (used before adjectives that are used substantively, to note an individual, a class or number of individuals, or an abstract idea): to visit the sick; from the sublime to the ridiculous.
    8. (used before a modifying adjective to specify or limit its modifying effect): He took the wrong road and drove miles out of his way.
    9. (used to indicate one particular decade of a lifetime or of a century): the sixties; the gay nineties.
    10. (one of many of a class or type, as of a manufactured item, as opposed to an individual one): Did you listen to the radio last night?
    11. enough: He saved until he had the money for a new car. She didn't have the courage to leave.
    12. (used distributively, to note any one separately) for, to, or in each;
      a or an: at one dollar the pound.

    Ocean

    o•cean shən),USA pronunciation n. 
    1. the vast body of salt water that covers almost three fourths of the earth's surface.
    2. any of the geographical divisions of this body, commonly given as the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic oceans.
    3. a vast expanse or quantity: an ocean of grass.
    ocean•like′, adj. 

    Floor

    floor (flôr, flōr),USA pronunciation n. 
    1. that part of a room, hallway, or the like, that forms its lower enclosing surface and upon which one walks.
    2. a continuous, supporting surface extending horizontally throughout a building, having a number of rooms, apartments, or the like, and constituting one level or stage in the structure;
      story.
    3. a level, supporting surface in any structure: the elevator floor.
    4. one of two or more layers of material composing a floor: rough floor; finish floor.
    5. a platform or prepared level area for a particular use: a threshing floor.
    6. the bottom of any more or less hollow place: the floor of a tunnel.
    7. a more or less flat extent of surface: the floor of the ocean.
    8. the part of a legislative chamber, meeting room, etc., where the members sit, and from which they speak.
    9. the right of one member to speak from such a place in preference to other members: The senator from Alaska has the floor.
    10. the area of a floor, as in a factory or retail store, where items are actually made or sold, as opposed to offices, supply areas, etc.: There are only two salesclerks on the floor.
    11. the main part of a stock or commodity exchange or the like, as distinguished from the galleries, platform, etc.
    12. the bottom, base, or minimum charged, demanded, or paid: The government avoided establishing a price or wage floor.
    13. an underlying stratum, as of ore, usually flat.
    14. [Naut.]
      • the bottom of a hull.
      • any of a number of deep, transverse framing members at the bottom of a steel or iron hull, generally interrupted by and joined to any vertical keel or keelsons.
      • the lowermost member of a frame in a wooden vessel.
    15. mop or  wipe the floor with, [Informal.]to overwhelm completely;
      defeat: He expected to mop the floor with his opponents.
    16. take the floor, to arise to address a meeting.

    v.t. 
    1. to cover or furnish with a floor.
    2. to bring down to the floor or ground;
      knock down: He floored his opponent with one blow.
    3. to overwhelm;
      defeat.
    4. to confound or puzzle;
      nonplus: I was floored by the problem.
    5. Also,  floorboard. to push (a foot-operated accelerator pedal) all the way down to the floor of a vehicle, for maximum speed or power.
    floorless, adj. 

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