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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or made of a hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form

Usage examples (34)
  • This granite varies much; being below a coarse quartzose grey rock, above
  • Substrate here consists largely of hard, slow-weathering Precambrian quartzose rocks.
  • The Cohansey consists of fine - to coarse-grained quartzose sand with foot-thick lenses of gravel.
  • The ground is rocky, composed principally of quartzose detritus swept down by the constant streams. for more
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