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Meaning of "oolith" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OOLITH

oolith  [ˈəʊəˌlɪθ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OOLITH

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determiner
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Oolith 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 OOLITH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

oolith

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 oolith in the English dictionary

The definition of oolith in the dictionary is any of the tiny spherical grains of sedimentary rock of which oolite is composed.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OOLITH


acolyth
ˈækəˌlɪθ
aerolith
ˈɛərəʊˌlɪθ
cholelith
ˈkɒləˌlɪθ
cyclolith
ˈsaɪkləʊˌlɪθ
enterolith
ˈɛntərəʊˌlɪθ
eolith
ˈiːəʊˌlɪθ
granolith
ˈɡrænəʊˌlɪθ
microlith
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌlɪθ
otolith
ˈəʊtəʊˌlɪθ
palaeolith
ˈpælɪəʊˌlɪθ
paleolith
ˈpælɪəʊˌlɪθ
peristalith
pəˈrɪstəˌlɪθ
phacolith
ˈfeɪkəˌlɪθ
pisolith
ˈpaɪsəʊˌlɪθ
rhinolith
ˈraɪnəʊˌlɪθ
sialolith
ˈsaɪələˌlɪθ
zoolith
ˈzəʊəˌlɪθ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OOLITH

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE OOLITH

acrolith
batholith
coccolith
coprolith
cystolith
gastrolith
laccolith
lopolith
megalith
monolith
neolith
phytolith
regolith
rhabdolith
statolith
tallith
trilith
urolith
xenolith

Synonyms and antonyms of oolith in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Oolith
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Oolith
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Oolith
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OOLITH»

The term «oolith» is used very little and occupies the 184.733 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OOLITH» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OOLITH»

Discover the use of oolith in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oolith and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Geological Survey Professional Paper
Jeannet, Alphonse, 1951, Stratigraphie und Palaontologie des oolith- ischen Eisenerzlagers von Hernznach und seiner Umgebung: Beitr. Geologie Schweiz, Geotech. ser., v. 5, lief. 13, 240 p., 107 pis. Jeletzky, J. A., 1950, Stratigraphy of the ...
Geological Survey (U.S.), 1980
2
Quaternary Sedimentation in South Florida
174 54. Thin section photomicrograph of arenaceous, oolith, pellet grainstone with pronounced pelmoldic porosity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 178 55. Highly cross- bedded oolith grainstone and packstone, believed to represent Q5 tidal-bar deposits .
Paul Enos, Ronald D. Perkins, 1977
3
Transactions of the Geological Society of London
Den Gegenstand dieses zweiten Abschnittes werden Betrachtungen uber die Lagerungs-Verhaltnisse und die Bergformen der Oolith-Reihe , dann uber die Hebungen bilden, welche man im Breisgau beobachtet. Was diesen lelztern Punkt ...
‎1822
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Kat-log
George Peabody College for Teachers. Library School. shshoV&i noa acanoo iao&vaj aouoae io oho s iuvaan Aaoavaa £96t 'HSlMIAi Z 'OS. 'Q<J '10 A OOliTH TAJ3LK OF C(MIflSTb Faculty Notes and News winter Calendar Speak?
George Peabody College for Teachers. Library School, 1958
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Geological Survey of Canada, Economic Geology Report no. 22
He noted that, . . . the commonest type of oolith is built of chamosite in minute flakes arranged tangentially, often with a central core of amorphous chamosite. Sometimes alternating zones of a lighter and darker green colour are visible.
Gross, G A
6
Beneficiation of Phosphates: Technology Advance and Adoption
Aggregation of phosphorite usually exists in the form of oolith and false oolith structures. Varying quantities of carbonate, silica and clay minerals are often interlarded between oolith or even inside the oolith. b. Phosphorite in China mainly ...
Patrick Zhang, Karen Swager, Laurindo Leal Filho, 2010
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Regolith Science
O ochre A strongly coloured, generally earthy, regolith material – typically red, yellow, orange or brown, and composed of clays and Fe oxide minerals. ooid An individual spherite of an oolitic rock; an oolith. The term has been used in ...
Keith Scott, Colin Pain, 2009
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Dictionary of Petroleum Exploration, Drilling & Production, ...
2) to use a compressor intake to decrease pressure in a well to increase oil production rate (on compressor) ooid general term for any sphere-shaped sediment that resembles an oolite or oolith Oo, oo oolicast a pore in an oolitic sedimentary ...
Norman Hyne Ph.D., 2014
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Scientists Debate Gaia: The Next Century
guished in the evolution of this platform system: (1) platform growth in a "coral- oolith" mode, with carbonate production dominated by reef-type organisms ( corals, chaetetids, rudists, stromatoporoids, calcareous sponges), as well as green ...
Stephen Henry Schneider, 2004
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Inigo's Stones: Inigo Jones, Royal Marbles and Imperial Power
But how did the soft young oolith dunes mature into the hard white Protestant stones so easily carved and so ready to serve their king and his deity? Peter Mundy suggested that the sea withdrew and then 'the heate of the Sunn' turned the soft ...
Tom Williamson, 2012

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OOLITH»

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Google's Marissa Mayer becomes Yahoo CEO
Oolith 5pts. Yahoo has an incredible amount of security holes in most all their products. Yahoo news, through organized well is filled with hacks ... «ZDNet UK, Jul 12»
2
The stone that built a country
Tiny circular deposits of it formed around grains of sand, each of which is termed an oolith. After millions of years, these dots fused together into ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Mar 07»

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