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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj- Resembling a stone.

Usage examples (16)
  • Several days might be profitably spent by the antiquarian in investigating the contents of the different tiers of galleries; while the geologist would find matter for...
  • Should we conclude from this position that they are of more recent formation than the lithoid basaltic lava, which contains olivine and augite?
  • From the lapse of time, and the action of the vapours, the inside walls are detached, and have covered the basin with great blocks of lithoid lavas.
  • Dr. Thomson's fine collection at Naples contained similar examples of lithoid lava of Vesuvius, divided into very distinct plates, only a line thick. for more
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