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Meaning of "rhyolite" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD RHYOLITE

Rhyo- from Greek rhuax a stream of lava + lite.
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PRONUNCIATION OF RHYOLITE

rhyolite  [ˈraɪəˌlaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RHYOLITE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Rhyolite 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 RHYOLITE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

rhyolite

Rhyolite

Rhyolite is an igneous, volcanic rock, of felsic composition. It may have any texture from glassy to aphanitic to porphyritic. The mineral assemblage is usually quartz, sanidine and plagioclase. Biotite and hornblende are common accessory minerals.

Definition of rhyolite in the English dictionary

The definition of rhyolite in the dictionary is a fine-grained igneous rock consisting of quartz, feldspars, and mica or amphibole. It is the volcanic equivalent of granite.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RHYOLITE


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

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RHYOLITE

rhyming couplet
rhyming dictionary
rhyming game
rhyming slang
rhymist
rhynchocephalian
rhynchocoel
rhynchodont
rhynchophore
rhynchophorous
rhyolitic
rhyparographer
rhyparographic
rhyparography
Rhys
rhyta
rhythm
rhythm and blues
rhythm guitar
rhythm method

WORDS THAT END LIKE RHYOLITE

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 rhyolite in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «rhyolite» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RHYOLITE

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

Translator English - Chinese

流纹岩
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

riolita
570 millions of speakers

English

rhyolite
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

rhyolite
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ريولايت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

риолит
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

riolito
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

rhyolite
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rhyolite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rhyolite
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rhyolith
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

流紋岩
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

유문암
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rhyolite
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đá ryolit
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ரையோலைட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Rhyolite
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

riyolit
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

riolite
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ryolit
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

риолит
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rhyolite
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

rhyolite
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rioliet
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rhyolite
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rhyolite
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of rhyolite

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RHYOLITE»

The term «rhyolite» is normally little used and occupies the 109.269 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RHYOLITE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RHYOLITE»

Discover the use of rhyolite in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to rhyolite and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Basement and Basins of Eastern North America
The southern limit of Central Plains orogen subcrop trends approximately east- west through southern Kansas into Missouri; to the south subcrop basement rocks are typically 1.370 ± 30 Ma granite and rhyolite of the southern granite- rhyolite ...
Ben A. Van der Pluijm, Paul A. Catacosinos, 1996
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Journey to Rhyolite
I'm here in Rhyolite, making my fortune finally. I'm wanting to help out you and your family, as I know times have not been easy for you. There are great fortunes to be made here in Nevada, while the time is ripe. Please come out for a visit, so I  ...
Steve Bartholomew, 2009
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Basement Tectonics 12: Central North America and Other ...
CARLTON RHYOLITE GROUP The Carlton Rhyolite Group consists of a thick sequence (up to 1.4 km thick) of voluminous (44,000 km2) subaerial flows, minor ignimbrites, non-marine air-fall tuffs, agglomerates, and rare basalt flows (Ham et  ...
John P. Hogan, M. Charles Gilbert, 1998
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The Circum-Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean: Hydrocarbon ...
40Ar/39Ar ages from selected volcanic rocks of the Nazas magmatic arc (Bartolini , 1998; Appendix 1). Nazas Formation Sierra de San Julian, Zacatecas Damon ( written comm.,1997) Rhyolite Sierra de Candelaria, Whole rock 96.3 66.9 4.1666  ...
Claudio Bartolini, Richard T. Buffler, Jon Frederic Blickwede, 2003
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Igneous Rocks and Processes: A Practical Guide
For descriptive purposes, petrologists find it convenient to divide this continuum into andesite, dacite and rhyolite, as shown in Figs. 1.5 and 6.1a and discussed in more detail below. From what has been learned in Chapter 3 about the ...
Robin Gill, 2010
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Dating and Duration of Fluid Flow and Fluid-rock Interaction
We present palaeomag- netic and geochemical/petrographic results from the Upper Cambrian Reagan Sandstone, the basal palaeoaquifer in the Palaeozoic section, and the underlying 525 Ma Colbert Rhyolite, that relate to fluid pathways  ...
John Parnell, 1998
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The Rocks of Cape Colville Peninsula, Auckland, New Zealand
(163.) 4064. (164.) 4080. (165.) 4081. (166.) 4088. (167.) 4096. (168.) 4153. (169 .) 4161. (170.) 4162. (171.) 4175. (172.) 4182. (173.) 4185. (174. (175. (176. (177 . 4204. 4205. 4216. 4219. Pilotaxitic hypersthene andesite traversed by rhyolite.
William Johnson Sollas, 1905
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Physical Geology of High-level Magmatic Systems
The whole intrusive-extrusive dome with the associated rhyolite breccia/ conglomerate has an estimated volume of 23 km3. The extrusive dome formed a volcanic mountain rising above the almost horizontal graben-floor up to a height of ...
Christoph Breitkreuz, Nick Petford, 2004
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Prehistoric Cultures of the Delmarva Peninsula: An ...
Rhyolite is concentrated in the drainage divide and Piedmont Uplands areas with very minor amounts found along the Fall Line and Delaware coastal swamps. More rhyolite Kirk stemmed points are found in the drainage divide than would be  ...
Jay F. Custer, 1989
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New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics
ft Peat, Alluvium .undifTerentiated Fan deposits Terrace deposits ha 3 Haparangi Rhyolite,young lava domes and flows 1 Haparangi Rhyolitic Pumice; pyroclastic flow "aP i and avalanche breccias Earthquake Flat Breccia ;unweld'id ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RHYOLITE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term rhyolite is used in the context of the following news items.
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Columbus Gold Provides Update on Eastside Gold Project Drill …
The claim block covers all rhyolite flow dome complexes with associated hydrothermal alteration, and any other nearby target, regardless of host rock, with ... «Canadian Mining Journal, Jul 15»
2
Summer of Volcanoes: What Is Bimodal Volcanism?
Caption: Little Glass Mountain in the foreground, a rhyolite lava flow/dome, with small, tree-covered basaltic cinder cones at Medicine Lake in California. «Wired, Jun 15»
3
A new tool to understand volcanic supereruptions
That makes this new geobarometer—the rhyolite-MELTS geobarometer—a useful tool in understanding how supereruptive systems work, according to Ayla ... «Phys.Org, Mar 15»
4
Dainese Rhyolite armour jacket
Dainese were the undisputed kings of mountain bike protection back in the late '90s. Their involvement is once again picking up pace and the new Rhyolite ... «BikeRadar.com, Mar 15»
5
Victim in deadly south Reno house fire identified
Pete Ramon Almeida was sleeping in a medical bed during the fire on Rhyolite Drive in Reno, according to his daughter. She says his legs failed him, and VA ... «KRNV My News 4, Jan 15»
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Rhyolite Appoints Pete Hughes as Chief Executive Officer
29, 2014) - Rhyolite Resources Ltd. ("Rhyolite" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:RYE) has strengthened its management team by appointing Pete Hughes as ... «Marketwired, Dec 14»
7
UW team explores large, restless volcanic field in Chile
The eruption of a rhyolite volcano is too quick and violent to build up a cone. Instead, this viscous, water-rich magma often explodes into vast quantities of ash ... «University of Wisconsin-Madison, Nov 14»
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Investigators research the Laguna del Maule Volcanic Field, Chile
View southwest across Laguna del Maule, Chile, from near the summit of the vent for the Holocene rhyolite flows of Cari Launa at 3030 meters above sea level. «Phys.Org, Nov 14»
9
Ghost towns still haunt Southwest
Decrepit buildings populate Rhyolite, Nev., a ghost town located northeast of Death Valley National Park. Rhyolite was established in 1905 during the Gold ... «The Columbian, Oct 14»
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Icelandic Earthquake Swarm Heads Towards Askja: What Could …
Caption: Eyjafjallajokull erupting on April 17, 2010. The explosivity of this phase of the eruption was strongly assisted by interacting with a rhyolite crystal mush ... «Wired, Aug 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Rhyolite [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/rhyolite>. Aug 2019 ».
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