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Meaning of "crocidolite" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CROCIDOLITE

From Greek krokis nap on woollen cloth + -lite.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CROCIDOLITE

crocidolite  [krəʊˈsɪdəˌlaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CROCIDOLITE

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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crocidolite 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 CROCIDOLITE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

crocidolite

Riebeckite

Riebeckite is a sodium-rich member of the amphibole group of silicate minerals, chemical formula ☐Na2Si8O222. It forms a series with magnesioriebeckite. It crystallizes in the monoclinic system, usually as long prismatic crystals showing a diamond-shaped cross section, but also in fibrous, bladed, acicular, columnar, and radiating forms. Its Mohs hardness is 5.0–6.0, and its specific gravity is 3.0–3.4. Cleavage is perfect, two directions in the shape of a diamond; fracture is uneven, splintery. It is often translucent to nearly opaque.

Definition of crocidolite in the English dictionary

The definition of crocidolite in the dictionary is a blue fibrous amphibole mineral consisting of sodium iron silicate: a variety of asbestos used in cement products and pressure piping.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CROCIDOLITE


acolyte
ˈækəˌlaɪt
analyte
ˈænəˌlaɪt
Bakelite
ˈbeɪkəˌlaɪt
crystallite
ˈkrɪstəˌlaɪt
featherlight
ˈfeðəˌlaɪt
kinetheodolite
ˌkɪnəθɪˈɒdəˌlaɪt
lardalite
ˈlɑːdəˌlaɪt
laurdalite
ˈlɔːdəˌlaɪt
lepidolite
lɪˈpɪdəˌlaɪt
metabolite
mɪˈtæbəˌlaɪt
ophiolite
ˈɒfɪəˌlaɪt
polyelectrolyte
ˌpɒlɪɪˈlɛktrəˌlaɪt
rhodolite
ˈrɒdəˌlaɪt
ripidolite
rɪˈpɪdəˌlaɪt
satellite
ˈsætəˌlaɪt
socialite
ˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪt
sodalite
ˈsəʊdəˌlaɪt
tantalite
ˈtæntəˌlaɪt
theodolite
θɪˈɒdəˌlaɪt
zeolite
ˈziːəˌlaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CROCIDOLITE

croceate
crocein
croceous
croche
crochet
crochet hook
crocheted
crocheter
crochetings
crocine
crock
crock of shit
crocked
crockery
crocket
Crockett
Crockford
Crockpot
crocodile

WORDS THAT END LIKE CROCIDOLITE

actinolite
aerolite
amphibolite
antimetabolite
catabolite
coprolite
cosmopolite
cryolite
elite
impolite
indicolite
iolite
microlite
oolite
polite
rhyolite
saprolite
scapolite
sepiolite
staurolite
tremolite

Synonyms and antonyms of crocidolite in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «crocidolite» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CROCIDOLITE

Find out the translation of crocidolite to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crocidolite from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crocidolite» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

crocidolita
570 millions of speakers

English

crocidolite
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

crocidolite
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الكروسيدولايت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

крокидолит
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

crocidolita
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

crocidolite
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

crocidolite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Crocidolite
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Krokydolith
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クロシドライト
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

청석면
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Crocidolite
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

crocidolite
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

crocidolite
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्रोकिडाइलाइट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

crocidolite
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

crocidolite
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

krokidolit
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

крокидолит
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

crocidolitul
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

κροκιδόλιθος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Krosidoliet
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

krokidolit
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

crocidolite
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crocidolite

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CROCIDOLITE»

The term «crocidolite» is normally little used and occupies the 121.327 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CROCIDOLITE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CROCIDOLITE»

Discover the use of crocidolite in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crocidolite and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Malignant Mesothelioma: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and ...
Selikoff had felt that very little crocidolite had been used in the shipyards and in the United States, and therefore, if a mesothelioma developed, it was most likely related to amosite since there was very little crocidolite exposure. In fact the ...
Harvey I. Pass, Nicholas Vogelzang, Michele Carbone, 2006
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Oxygen/Nitrogen Radicals and Cellular Injury
Crocidolite Activates NF-kB and MIP-2 Gene Expression in Rat Alveolar Epithelial Cells. Role of Mitochrondrial-Derived Oxidants Kevin E. Driscoll,1 Janet M. Carter,1 Brian W. Howard,1 Diana Hassenbein,1 Yvonne M.W. Janssen, 2 and ...
Kenneth B. Adler, Robert D. Devlin, Val Vallyathan, 2000
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Rock-forming Minerals
Commercial deposits of crocidolite have been worked in Cochamba, Bolivia ( Table 29, anal. 4), in rocks of metasomatic origin, and in meta-iron- stones in the Witenoom Gorge of the Hamersley iron province Western Australia. Here from 1933 ...
William Alexander Deer, Robert Andrew Howie, J. Zussman, 1997
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Pathology of the Lung
Table 30-7 shows the percentage of deaths due to mesothelioma in various occupationally exposed populations, and it is evident that chrysotile exposure is associated with a much lower mesothelioma rate than is amosite or crocidolite ...
William M. Thurlbeck, Andrew Churg, 1995
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Mineral Fibers and Health
The Relative Risk of Chrysotile Vs. Crocidolite The early studies of Merewether and others indicated that in industry where raw asbestos fiber was sorted, mixed, and spun, the very high dust levels were associated with serious fibrosis of the ...
F.D.K. Liddell, Klara Miller, 1991
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Mesotheliomas of Animals: A Comprehensive, Tabular ...
Agent Source Crocidolite UICC NS NS Crocidolite UICC NS NS Crocidolite 2ICC NS NS Crocidolite UICC NS NS Crocidolite UICC NS NS Pode NS+2 Duration 1+ 2 Dom 1+2 2n. 2leural Single 2mg 2n. Pleural Single 2mg 2n. Pleural Single ...
Edward B. Ilgren, 1993
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Thurlbeck's Pathology of the Lung
There are six accepted types of asbestos fibers: chrysotile, amosite, crocidolite, anthophyllite, tremolite, and actinolite (Table 24-28). These fibers TABLE 24-27 Diseases Caused by Asbestos Diseases for which an asbestos causation is ...
Andrew M. Churg, Jeffrey L. Myers, 2011
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Free Radicals and Inhalation Pathology: Respiratory System, ...
Crocidolite, am- osite, Canadian chrysotile Crocidolite, amosite Crocidolite Asbestos, atta- pulgite, fiberglass, whiskers of K2TiOj, basic MgSO, and CaSO,, P03 polymer Phospholipid emulsions Mobilisation of iron leaching of iron from fibres, ...
Erich Schiller, 2004
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Asbestos: Medical and Legal Aspects
Since no safe limit can be established for this form of asbestos at this time, until more definitive data are obtained, it is recommended that workers exposed to crocidolite be equipped with air-supplied helmets. (emphasis added) Certainly such ...
Barry I. Castleman, 2005
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Definitions for Asbestos and Other Health-related Silicates: ...
Epidemiology Before considering the mortality studies of the various occupational groups exposed to asbestos, we should briefly consider the roles the three important types of asbestos (amosite, crocidolite, and chrysotile) have played in the ...
Benjamin Levadie, 1984

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CROCIDOLITE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crocidolite is used in the context of the following news items.
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Gov't must keep vigilant on health risks of asbestos
... on Cancer show that there is no safe form of asbestos — chrysotile, amosite, crocidolite or otherwise — and no safe exposure threshold. «Brandon Sun, Jul 15»
2
Mr Fluffy: Frequently asked questions to Asbestos Response Taskforce
The most common asbestos types used in Australia were chrysotile (white asbestos), amosite (brown asbestos) and crocidolite (blue asbestos). «ABC Online, Jun 15»
3
New Science Helps Explain How Asbestos Causes Mesothelioma …
"Both crocidolite and chrysotile asbestos fibers induced apoptosis and produced an acute inflammatory response characterized by elevated ... «Benzinga, Jun 15»
4
Asbestos Fibers in Thermos Flasks Trigger New EU Product Recall
Asbestos is a class of natural mineral fibers including actinolite, amosite, anthophyllite, chrysotile, crocidolite and tremolite. Asbestos fibers ... «openPR, Jun 15»
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New Study Finds Close Link Between Crocidolite Asbestos and …
The results of a 40+ year study in Poland suggest that crocidolite asbestos has a high potential to cause mesothelioma, regardless of the ... «PR Web, May 15»
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Ruling on Asbestos Experts a Potential Game Changer
... chemical and toxicological behavior of disease-causing "amphibole asbestos" (actinolite, amosite, anthophyllite, crocidolite and tremolite) is ... «New York Law Journal, May 15»
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Alarming Spike in Imported Asbestos Products in Canada
Other related imports included various friction materials, compressed asbestos fiber jointing and shipments of crocidolite fibers — the most ... «Asbestos.com, May 15»
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Receptor role of the annexin A2 in the mesothelial endocytosis of …
Chrysotile A, crocidolite, and amosite were obtained from the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC, Geneva, Switzerland) and ... «Nature.com, Apr 15»
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Asbestos exposure "unlikely to cause major health problems"
Amosite and crocidolite are of the amphibole variety - they have straight fibre structures and are highly insoluble in lung fluid, and thus can ... «Scoop.co.nz, Apr 15»
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Asbestos imports rising in Canada despite health warnings
Other imports included raw asbestos, friction materials and some items containing crocidolite, which is considered the most dangerous form of ... «The Globe and Mail, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Crocidolite [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crocidolite>. Dec 2019 ».
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