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Meaning of "oolite" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD OOLITE

From French from New Latin oolitēs, literally: egg stone; probably a translation of German Rogenstein roe stone.
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PRONUNCIATION OF OOLITE

oolite  [ˈəʊəˌlaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OOLITE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oolite 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 OOLITE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

oolite

Oolite

Oolite is a sedimentary rock formed from ooids, spherical grains composed of concentric layers. The name derives from the Hellenic word òoion for egg. Strictly, oolites consist of ooids of diameter 0.25–2 mm; rocks composed of ooids larger than 2 mm are called pisolites. The term oolith can refer to oolite or individual ooids.

Definition of oolite in the English dictionary

The definition of oolite in the dictionary is any sedimentary rock, esp limestone, consisting of tiny spherical concentric grains within a fine matrix.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OOLITE


acolyte
ˈækəˌlaɪt
analyte
ˈænəˌlaɪt
Bakelite
ˈbeɪkəˌlaɪt
chrysolite
ˈkrɪsəˌlaɪt
crystallite
ˈkrɪstəˌlaɪt
featherlight
ˈfeðəˌlaɪt
indicolite
ˈɪndɪkəˌlaɪt
Israelite
ˈɪzrɪəˌlaɪt
lepidolite
lɪˈpɪdəˌlaɪt
metabolite
mɪˈtæbəˌlaɪt
microsatellite
ˌmaɪkrəʊˈsætəˌlaɪt
Naxalite
ˈnʌksəˌlaɪt
ophiolite
ˈɒfɪəˌlaɪt
polyelectrolyte
ˌpɒlɪɪˈlɛktrəˌlaɪt
powellite
ˈpaʊəˌlaɪt
satellite
ˈsætəˌlaɪt
socialite
ˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪt
tantalite
ˈtæntəˌlaɪt
zeolite
ˈziːəˌlaɪt
zoolite
ˈzəʊəˌlaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OOLITE

oogenesis
oogenetic
oogonia
oogonial
oogonium
ooh
oohing
ooidal
oojamaflip
Ookpik
oolith
oolitic
oologic
oological
oologist
oology
oolong
oom
oomiac
oomiak

WORDS THAT END LIKE OOLITE

actinolite
aerolite
amphibolite
antimetabolite
catabolite
coprolite
cosmopolite
crocidolite
elite
impolite
iolite
microlite
polite
rhodolite
rhyolite
saprolite
scapolite
sepiolite
staurolite
theodolite
tremolite

Synonyms and antonyms of oolite in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oolite» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OOLITE

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

Translator English - Chinese

鲕粒
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oolita
570 millions of speakers

English

oolite
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

oolite
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

oolite
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

оолит
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oolite
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

oolite
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

oolithe
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oolit
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rogenstein
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ウーライト
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

oolite
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oolite
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đá trứng cá
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

oolite
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओओलाइट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oolite
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oolite
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oolite
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ооліт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oolite
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

ωόλιθος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ooliet
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oolite
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oolite
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OOLITE»

The term «oolite» is regularly used and occupies the 107.338 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OOLITE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OOLITE»

Discover the use of oolite in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oolite and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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British Jurassic Gasteropoda: A monograph of the inferior ...
There appears to be a really large coral growth in the Upper or Ragstone division of the Inferior Oolite on Dundry Hill. So far as I know, this is the only accumulation in beds of this age throughout England to which the term “ reef ” could be fairly ...
Wilfrid Hudleston Hudleston, 1896
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Engineering Geology of the Channel Tunnel
Borehole have also been tentatively assigned to the Inferior Oolite on lithological grounds, but without any pa- laeontological support. To the northeast of Dover, the Inferior Oolite is overstepped by the Great Oolite. 4.4.2.3 Great Oolite Group ...
Colin S. Harris, 1996
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A Geological Survey of the Yorkshire Coast: Describing the ...
Malton Oolite. 2. Cor anguinum. Chalk. 3. Cidaris diadema. Oolite. 4. A. Echinites lapis cancri. Ditto. 4. B. Ditto. Under Bide. 5. Echinanlhites orbicularis. Calc. sandstone. 6. Echinocorys scutatux. Chalk. FIS. 7. Spinite. Supposed spine of No. 1 .
George Young, John Bird, 1828
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Status Quo (Oolite Saga Part 1)
Oolite will need little introduction to those of you who have played it. Suffice to say, here is what Elite would have been if the technology of the 1980s had been up to it. Better graphics for sure, but the same open ended gameplay. Crucially now ...
Drew Wagar, 2010
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A geological manual
Conyb. ; Lias, Norm., De C. ; Lias and Inf. Oolite, N. of Fr., Bobl. ; Lias, S. of Fr., Dufr. ; Lias, Metz, Salins, Amberg, Al. Brong. ; Lias, Western Islands, Scotl. ; Lias, Ross and Cromarty, Scotl., Murch. ; Gbppingen, Bahlingen, Hcen. 6. Gryphffia ...
Henry Thomas De La Beche, 1833
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The Geology of England and Wales
14.14. Section from the Mendip Hills to the Vale of Morcton showing the development of the Inferior Oolite Group in the Cotswold Hills. Modified after Arkell ( 1933). Fig. 14.15. Lithostratigraphical nomenclature of the Inferior Oolite Group in.
P. J. Brenchley, Peter Franklin Rawson, 2006
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Geological Notes
Lithodomus Inf. oolite. N. of Fr. (Bobl.). 1. Donacites Alduini (Al.Brong.). Inf. oolite f N. of Fr. (Bobl.)- Kim. clay. Havre and the Jura (Al. Brong.). 1. Orbicula reflexa ( Sob>.). Lias. Yorks. (Phil.). 2. ? radiata (Phil.). Coral, oolite. Yorks. (Phil.).
Henry Thomas De La Beche, 1830
8
Mutabilis (Oolite Saga Part 2)
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Drew Wagar, 2010
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The Philosophical Magazine: Or Annals of Chemistry, ...
1 presume that this is the first instance in which galena has been found in so comparatively recent a formation ; but the connection of the inferior oolite with the carboniferous limestone in that neighbourhood, apparently affords data for ...
‎1827
10
Philosophical Magazine
This last plate is a sort of skeleton of England, after the manner of Buache, whose system the author seems to have imbibed ; it points out the great ridge of "yellow limestone" (perhaps the oolite), and the chalk ranges, — from Sidtnouth to the ...
‎1832

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OOLITE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oolite is used in the context of the following news items.
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Great Chef Kris Wessel Needs Better Business Sense
So there was reason to hope when he announced a return with Oolite Restaurant & Bar steps off Lincoln Road in the space briefly occupied by ... «Miami New Times, Jul 15»
2
Jackfruit is your secret to a meatless meal
Local chefs and artisans of edibles, including Oolite's Kris Wessel, Gaby of Gaby's Ice Cream, Hani Khouri of Hani's Mediterranean Organics ... «Miami Herald, Jul 15»
3
Kris Wessel's Oolite Closes on South Beach, Eviction Pending
Oolite is no more. The year-old restaurant South Beach restaurant at 1661 Pennsylvania Ave., which has achieved great things since it opened ... «Miami New Times, Jul 15»
4
Iesis to lead £2m Bath project
The group is responsible for all aspects of the project on the site of a former service station on the junction of Oolite Road and Wellsway. «Insider Media, Jul 15»
5
Here's Some Great Upcoming Miami Food Events
... and Andrea Randazzo, Creative Tastes Catering; Chef Allen Susser, The Cafe at Books & Books and Kris Wessel, Oolite Restaurant and Bar. «Rise Miami News, Jul 15»
6
BRIDPORT: Pet threat to historic museum
It is thought that dogs urinating on the front porch are causing the sedimentary 'oolite' stone – the same rock that forms the cliffs at West Bay – to ... «View Online, Jul 15»
7
Mango mania: Festival, recipes and tips celebrate Miami's most …
... Kris Wessel of Oolite, Cindy Hutson of Ortanique, and Allen Susser of The Café at Books & Books. Tickets for the brunch are sold separately: ... «Miami Herald, Jul 15»
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Oolite -- a FOSS recreation of the early classic computer game, Elite. awakephd 5pts. How could I forget the most basic of all: Ubuntu, or any ... «CNET, Jul 15»
9
Bass Museum of Art's “A Night At The Museum”
Afterwards, they snapped up the to-die-for desserts - quinoa cocoa granola, dulce mousse and chocolate genoise - provided by Chef Kris Wessel of Oolite ... «Social Miami, Jul 15»
10
The beehive, an enduring symbol
Originally a simple block of oolite limestone, the piece was shaped by 19th century hands and fashioned into a beehive. Smooth ridges encircle ... «Daily Herald, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Oolite [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oolite>. May 2019 ».
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