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Meaning of "iolite" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD IOLITE

From Greek ion a violet + -lite.
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PRONUNCIATION OF IOLITE

iolite  [ˈaɪəˌlaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF IOLITE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Iolite 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 IOLITE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

iolite

Cordierite

Cordierite or iolite is a magnesium iron aluminium cyclosilicate. Iron is almost always present and a solid solution exists between Mg-rich cordierite and Fe-rich sekaninaite with a series formula: 2Al3 to 2Al3. A high temperature polymorph exists, indialite, which is isostructural with beryl and has a random distribution of Al in the 6O18 rings.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH IOLITE


Bakelite
ˈbeɪkəˌlaɪt
cryolite
ˈkraɪəˌlaɪt
crystallite
ˈkrɪstəˌlaɪt
eudialyte
juːˈdaɪəˌlaɪt
fayalite
ˈfeɪəˌlaɪt
featherlight
ˈfeðəˌlaɪt
hyalite
ˈhaɪəˌlaɪt
ichthyolite
ˈɪkθɪəˌlaɪt
Ishmaelite
ˈɪʃmeɪəˌlaɪt
Israelite
ˈɪzrɪəˌlaɪt
marialite
ˈmærɪəˌlaɪt
metabolite
mɪˈtæbəˌlaɪt
ophiolite
ˈɒfɪəˌlaɪt
rhyolite
ˈraɪəˌlaɪt
satellite
ˈsætəˌlaɪt
sepiolite
ˈsiːpɪəˌlaɪt
socialite
ˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪt
tantalite
ˈtæntəˌlaɪt
variolite
ˈvɛərɪəˌlaɪt
zeolite
ˈziːəˌlaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IOLITE

iodization
iodize
iodizer
iodoform
iodometric
iodometrical
iodometrically
iodometry
iodophile
iodophor
iodopsin
iodous
ioduret
iodyrite
IOM
ion
ion engine
ion exchange
ion implantation
ion rocket

WORDS THAT END LIKE IOLITE

actinolite
aerolite
amphibolite
antimetabolite
catabolite
chrysolite
coprolite
cosmopolite
crocidolite
elite
impolite
indicolite
lepidolite
microlite
oolite
polite
rhodolite
scapolite
staurolite
theodolite
tremolite

Synonyms and antonyms of iolite in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «iolite» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IOLITE

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

Translator English - Chinese

堇青石
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

iolite
570 millions of speakers

English

iolite
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

iolite
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يلت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

иолита
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

iolita
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

iolite
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

iolite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Iolit
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Iolith
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アイオライト
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아이 올
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Iolite
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Iolite
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Iolite
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आयोलाईट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Iolite
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

iolite
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

iolite
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

іоліта
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Iolite
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ιολίτης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

iolite
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

iolite
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Iolite
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of iolite

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IOLITE»

The term «iolite» is regularly used and occupies the 79.234 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IOLITE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IOLITE»

Discover the use of iolite in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to iolite and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Book of Stones: Who They Are and What They Teach
I ire chakras Sexual/Creative (2nd), Solar Plexus (3rd), Ihird Eye (6th) Iolite- Sunstone is a naturally occurring com-bina- tion of Iolite and Sunstone. Iolite is a mag-nesium aluminum silicate mineral with a hardness of 7 to 7.5. It forms in short ...
Robert Simmons, Naisha Ahsian, 2007
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Gems: Their Sources, Descriptions and Identification
Though the name cordierite is used by mineralogists, the name iolite has become established among gemmologists so it is used (perhaps inconsistently!) here. Iolite is (Mg,Fe2)2Al4Si5O18 and forms short prismatic transparent crystals of the  ...
Michael O'Donoghue, 2006
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Rock Roles: Facts, Properties, and Lore of Gemstones
is a generally blue-violet stone, but shows extreme pleochroism, which means it looks different colors when viewed from different angles. In a cut Iolite gemstone, the stone looks dark when viewed from above (down the crystal axis), and lighter  ...
Suzanne Bettonville
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Gems and Gemstones: Timeless Natural Beauty of the Mineral World
Cordierite system Inorganic class Silicate grouP Cordierite sPecies Cordierite gem varieties blue Cordierite (iolite); colorless Cordierite comPosition Magnesium Aluminum Silicate [(Mg,Fe)2Al4Si5O18] trace element for color Iron ( Fe) ...
Lance Grande, Allison Augustyn, 2009
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Field Guide to Rocks & Minerals of Southern Africa
The transparent gem variety of cordierite, namely iolite or 'water sapphire', possesses an optical property called dichroism, being either colourless or lilac- blue when viewed from different angles. 159: Transparent, gem-quality, rough cordierite, ...
Bruce Cairncross, 2004
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A System of Mineralogy: Comprising the Most Recent ...
Fahlunite is from chlorite slate at the mine of Eric Matte, nearFahlun, Sweden, where it U associated with iolite. The Bon&dorjfite is from Abo. Esmarkitc is from granite, near Brevig, Norway. Chloroaphyllite occurs in very large prisms and ...
James Dwight Dana, 1850
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A system of mineralogy, comprising the most recent discoveries
Pinite includes the alkaline varieties of altered iolite, (analyses 1 to 9). In 6 or 12- sided prisms; cleavage often indistinct, sometimes basal ; color gra to gra - ish- green or brown. H.=2'5. Analysis 5 corresponds in formula to iolite-1-21;; 7, B, 9, ...
James Dwight Dana, 1854
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Bulletin
Iolite is found in nature in a great variety of rocks, including both, metamorphic rocks and eruptives. It has been reported in granite, quartz porphyry, basalt, quartz trachyte, biotite dacite, and andesite and seems to be a primary separation from ...
‎1920
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The Data of Geochemistry
In cor- dierite gneiss and cordierite hornfels iolite is a characteristic constituent. The gneiss from Connecticut described by E. O. Hovey 2 consisted mainly of biotite, quartz, and iolite, \vith some plagioclase. lolite is also well known as a product ...
Frank Wigglesworth Clarke, 1920
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Mod Knots: Creating Jewelry and Accessories with Macrame
For all of the other strands, finish with a small closed wire-wrapped loop. 6. ADD IOLITE DANGLES Thread an iolite bead onto a headpin. Twist the pin into a loop just above the bead. Thread this into the loop at the bottom of strand 1 and wire ...
Cathi Milligan, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IOLITE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term iolite is used in the context of the following news items.
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Style Spotlight: 5 Baguette-Cut Colored Stone Jewels to Covet - JCK
t.w. iolite, 4.24 cts. t.w. blue topaz, 4.30 cts. t.w. white topaz, and 3.61 cts. t.w. turquoise, $5,300; Jane Taylor Jewelry. Mary Esses studs and ... «JCK, Jul 15»
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Tailoring Makes the Man at Givenchy, Berluti, Dior Homme, Hermès …
... seasons, intense hues whose written descriptions read like the names of geological drag queens: Violet Iolite, Zircon Yellow, Rhodonite Red. «New York Times, Jun 15»
3
Edmonds' travels lead to Lancaster and jewelry store
We love lapis and turquoise and iolite and all kinds of like green garnets and Ethiopian opals and just a lot of really unique, different materials. «Lancaster Eagle Gazette, Jun 15»
4
Berluti Spring 2016 Menswear
... for Berluti's glorious mineral shades, turquoise, zircon yellow, neptunite navy blue, and so on, with a special mention for iolite violet. «Style.com, Jun 15»
5
Lawrence Field Day Fest to showcase talent new and familiar
Jackpot Saloon, 7 p.m.: Eyes of Iolite; Young Readers; the Philistines; Gnarly Davidson; Psychic Heat. ▫ Eighth Street Taproom, 9 p.m.: Lusty ... «Kansas City Star, Jun 15»
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Out & About calendar, June 12-18
... 1417 S.W. 6th: Something & The Whatevers, The Cozies, The Philistines, 10 p.m. Friday, June 12; The Soiled Doves, Eyes of Iolite, Amenaza, ... «Topeka Capital Journal, Jun 15»
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Mary Esses' New Earring Studs and Jackets Join Una Collection of …
t.w. iolite, 0.8 ct. t.w. light brown diamonds, and 0.4 ct. t.w. colorless diamonds, $7,720. The Style 360 blog is your editorial source for the newest ... «JCK, Jun 15»
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Fashion » Where to Buy: June/ July 2015
... Jessica Naylor-Leyland gold, jade, emerald, moonstone, Iolite necklace, prices start at $2,020, Harry Fane, London, 011.44.020.7930.8606; ... «W Magazine, May 15»
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This Gemstone Is Two Different Colors At Once
Don't worry. This isn't a repeat of Dressgate, nor is it a matter of perception. Iolite, or cordierite, really does change color depending on where ... «io9, May 15»
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Summer Fun for Adults
Potomac residents who want to distinguish an amethyst from an iolite are in luck this summer. A gemology class is among the most popular ... «Virginia Connection Newspapers, Apr 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Iolite [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/iolite>. Nov 2019 ».
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