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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Variety of silica containing microcrystalline quartz.

Usage examples (21)
  • I just know how to love chert and identify good opal.
  • Yet another link regarding Gunflint chert & stromatolites:
  • Poitou the limestone is dolomitic and bears nodules of chert.
  • Shale, chert, and Precambrian igneous rocks are also present. for more
Tutoring comment
  • He found a "chert" (a rock resembling flint) in his "shirt" (clothing worn on the upper part of the body) pocket.
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