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Meaning of "ceylonite" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CEYLONITE

ceylonite  [ˈsɪləˌnaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CEYLONITE

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conjunction
determiner
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Ceylonite is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CEYLONITE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ceylonite

Ceylonite and pleonaste are dingy blue or grey to black varieties of spinel. Ceylonite, named for the island of Ceylon, is a ferroan spinel with Mg:Fe from 3:1 and 1:1, and little or no ferric iron. Pleonaste is named from the Greek for 'abundant,' for its many crystal forms, and is distinguished chemically by low Mg:Fe ratios of approximately 1:3.

Definition of ceylonite in the English dictionary

The definition of ceylonite in the dictionary is a dark blue or black form of spinel mineral, known also as pleonaste, named after the island of Ceylon where they can be found.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CEYLONITE


aconite
ˈækəˌnaɪt
allanite
ˈæləˌnaɪt
amblygonite
æmˈblɪɡəˌnaɪt
austenite
ˈɔːstəˌnaɪt
bentonite
ˈbɛntəˌnaɪt
cyclonite
ˈsaɪkləˌnaɪt
gehlenite
ˈɡeɪləˌnaɪt
hessonite
ˈhɛsəˌnaɪt
kryptonite
ˈkrɪptəˌnaɪt
limonite
ˈlaɪməˌnaɪt
melanite
ˈmɛləˌnaɪt
Mennonite
ˈmɛnəˌnaɪt
montmorillonite
ˌmɒntməˈrɪləˌnaɪt
mylonite
ˈmaɪləˌnaɪt
porcellanite
ˈpɔːsələˌnaɪt
suburbanite
səˈbɜːbəˌnaɪt
taconite
ˈtækəˌnaɪt
tanzanite
ˈtænzəˌnaɪt
wollastonite
ˈwʊləstəˌnaɪt
xylonite
ˈzaɪləˌnaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CEYLONITE

cetological
cetologist
cetology
cetrimide
Cetshwayo
Cetti´s warbler
Cetus
cetyl
Ceuta
cevapcici
ceviche
Ceylon
Ceylon moss
Ceylon tea
Ceylonese
Ceyx
cezve

WORDS THAT END LIKE CEYLONITE

amazonite
ammonite
antimonite
aragonite
arfvedsonite
arsonite
cummingtonite
dithionite
ebonite
erionite
Gilsonite
glauconite
infinite
Maronite
melaconite
monzonite
rhodonite
saponite
smithsonite
tonite
winter aconite

Synonyms and antonyms of ceylonite in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «ceylonite» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CEYLONITE

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Translator English - Chinese

ceylonite
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ceylonite
570 millions of speakers

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ceylonite
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ceylonite
380 millions of speakers
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ceylonite
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ceylonite
278 millions of speakers

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ceylonite
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ceylonite
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ceylanite
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Ceylonite
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ceylonite
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ceylonite
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Translator English - Korean

ceylonite
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ceylonite
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

ceylonite
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ceylonite
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सिलोनट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ceylonite
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ceylonite
65 millions of speakers

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ceylonite
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Translator English - Ukrainian

ceylonite
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ceylonite
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

ceylonite
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

ceylonite
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

ceylonite
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

ceylonite
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ceylonite

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CEYLONITE»

The term «ceylonite» is barely ever used and occupies the 201.949 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CEYLONITE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ceylonite

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CEYLONITE»

Discover the use of ceylonite in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ceylonite and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Tables of Gemstone Identification
Gahnospinel Pyrope-almandine Pyrope-spessartine Ceylonite Andradite Siderite Anatase Malachite Allanite Hyperstene Triplite Azurite Shattuckite Gahnospinel Pyrope-almandine Pyrope-spessartine Ceylonite Andradite Siderite Anatase ...
Roger Dedeyne, Ivo Quintens, 2007
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The Journal of the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic ...
.VON CEYLONITE FOUND NEAR TRINCOMALIE, By Lieutenant HENDERSON, C. R. R. Head Wh February 1849. Ceylonite, so called from having been first ' discovered in Ceylon, is in its primitive and usual form, a regular octahedron.
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Torpedo Junction: U-Boat War Off America's East Coast, 1942
Everything seemed to be over. The Calypso had missed the Kingston Ceylonite, however, and shortly afterwards the British trawler led the way into the Chesapeake Bay. People still watching seaward in the darkness were witness to a sudden ...
Homer H. Hickam, 1996
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The Wizard: Book I: the Three Stones
Ceylonite.” Zaric recalled the Stones. “I am, I am a purple wizard?” he stated and half asked. I certainly am a fool. Mayhe I 'm a wizard, hut the low— est of the low. Why the Old Lore almost laughs at these fellows. What use will I he? And poor ...
G. Kirby, 2006
5
Distal Impact Ejecta Layers: A Record of Large Impacts in ...
(1992) stated that spherules from the PTB in southern China contain chrome ceylonite [ceylonite is a Fe-rich spinel; (Mg, Fe2+)Al2O4], diopside, and apatite. Chai et al. (1992) quote Xu et al. (1988) as saying that the chrome ceylonite and  ...
Billy P. Glass, Bruce M. Simonson, 2012
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Exotic mineralogy: or, Coloured figures of foreign minerals: ...
19 and 20 are from two black crystals of Ceylonite in the British Museum. Fig. 22 shows the same variety imbedded in Augite, with Meionite, from Vesuvius. The other remarkable crystals upon this plate are, the rhomb, fig. 7; the mackled ...
James Sowerby, 1811
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Routledge French Technical Dictionary Dictionnaire technique ...
... n CHEM vératrine f ceyianite n MINERAL ceylanite f, ceylonite f ceylonite n MINERAL ceylanite f, ceylonite f et (californium) CHEM Cf (californium) CF abbr ( controlfunction) TELECOM fonction de commande f CFC abbr ( chlorofluorocarbon) ...
Yves Arden, 2013
8
Conversations on mineralogy
6 CEYLONITE.——AUTOMOLITE. MARY. And are not the blue spinels in grains ? MRS. L. No ; they are often grouped together: here are some as large as peas, very well crystallized, and imbedded in a similar kind of marble; they are found in  ...
Delvalle Varley, 1826
9
Sri Lanka Mineral & Mining Sector Investment and Business Guide
Apart from the common varieties of spinel are also varieties identified as Ceylonite, Gahnite and Ghanospinel. These varieties because of their differences in composition which is the result of isomorphous replacement have much higher  ...
Ibpus.com, USA International Business Publications, 2007
10
Leidsche geologische mededelingen
In ceylonite (clino) pyroxenites (ortho- pyroxene up to 33%, ceylonite up to 20%) ceylonite is found interstitially and exsolved from pyroxenes. A small amount of residual liquid gave rise to formation of small pyroxenes, ceylonite, brownish ...

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CEYLONITE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ceylonite is used in the context of the following news items.
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German U-boat mine attacks brought Battle of the Atlantic to …
The Brtish anti-submarine trawler HMS Kingston Ceylonite, which was escorting a tug and tow up the coast, was the U-boat's next victim, ... «Daily Press, Jun 14»
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Az U-701 tengeralattjáró története
Az aknák első tényleges áldozata a konvojt az öbölben tovább kísérő HMS Kingston Ceylonite lett. A maradék aknák egyike pedig a kimenő ... «HTKA, Sep 09»
3
Looters plunder wrecks in the 'graveyard' of the Atlantic
Other British wrecks expected to be surveyed are the armed trawlers Kingston Ceylonite and Senateur Duhamel as well as the merchant ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Aug 08»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ceylonite [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ceylonite>. Oct 2020 ».
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