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Meaning of "tuffaceous" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TUFFACEOUS

tuffaceous  [tʌˈfeɪʃəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TUFFACEOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tuffaceous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES TUFFACEOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

tuffaceous

Tuff

Tuff is a type of rock consisting of consolidated volcanic ash ejected from vents during a volcanic eruption. Tuff is sometimes called tufa, particularly when used as construction material, although tufa also refers to a quite different rock. Rock that contains greater than 50% tuff is considered tuffaceous.

Definition of tuffaceous in the English dictionary

The definition of tuffaceous in the dictionary is relating to or similar in texture to tuff, a rock formed by the fusing together on the ground of small rock fragments ejected from a volcano.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TUFFACEOUS


audacious
ɔːˈdeɪʃəs
bodacious
bəʊˈdeɪʃəs
cretaceous
krɪˈteɪʃəs
curvaceous
kɜːˈveɪʃəs
efficacious
ˌɛfɪˈkeɪʃəs
flirtatious
flɜːˈteɪʃəs
gracious
ˈɡreɪʃəs
hellacious
hɛˈleɪʃəs
herbaceous
hɜːˈbeɪʃəs
ostentatious
ˌɒstɛnˈteɪʃəs
proteinaceous
ˌprəʊtiːnˈeɪʃəs
pugnacious
pʌɡˈneɪʃəs
salacious
səˈleɪʃəs
spacious
ˈspeɪʃəs
tenacious
tɪˈneɪʃəs
tophaceous
təʊˈfeɪʃəs
tufaceous
tjuːˈfeɪʃəs
typhaceous
taɪˈfeɪʃəs
vivacious
vɪˈveɪʃəs
voracious
vɒˈreɪʃəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TUFFACEOUS

tufa
tufaceous
tuff
tuffet
tufftaffeta
tufftaffety
tufoli
tuft
tuftaffeta
tuftaffety
tufted
tufted duck
tufted loosestrife
tufter
tuftily
tufty

WORDS THAT END LIKE TUFFACEOUS

arenaceous
argillaceous
carbonaceous
chartaceous
coriaceous
crustaceous
cylindraceous
diatomaceous
ericaceous
farinaceous
foliaceous
gorgeous
liliaceous
micaceous
olivaceous
predaceous
siliceous
solanaceous
spathaceous
the Cretaceous
violaceous

Synonyms and antonyms of tuffaceous in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «tuffaceous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TUFFACEOUS

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

Translator English - Chinese

凝灰质
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tobáceo
570 millions of speakers

English

tuffaceous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

tuffaceous
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

tuffaceous
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

туфогенные
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tuffaceous
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

tuffaceous
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tufacé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tuffaceous
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tuffstein
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

凝灰質
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

tuffaceous
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tuffaceous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tuf
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

tuffaceous
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टॉफॅशिअस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tüflü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tufaceo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tuffaceous
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

туфогенниє
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tuffaceous
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

tuffaceous
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tuffaceous
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tuffaceous
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tuffaceous
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tuffaceous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TUFFACEOUS»

The term «tuffaceous» is normally little used and occupies the 117.969 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TUFFACEOUS» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TUFFACEOUS»

Discover the use of tuffaceous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tuffaceous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology
A tuffaceous limestone is a sedimentary limestone which contains up to 50 per cent pyroclastic debris. Egyptian sources The green tuff and tuffaceous limestone utilised for stone vessels in the Early Dynastic period come from Gebel Man- zal ...
Paul T. Nicholson, Ian Shaw, 2000
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Geology of the Olduvai Gorge: A Study of Sedimentation in a ...
This sandstone may be correlative with 1.5 m of sandy tuffaceous limestone above the middle augitic sandstone at locality 20, and with mafic tuffaceous sediments to the east (locs. 14, 19). 7. Brown tuffaceous siltstone. A tuffaceous ...
Richard LeRoy Hay, 1976
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Earth's Pre-Pleistocene Glacial Record
(5) 75 m : Tuffaceous siltstone of siliceous clayey composition, containing abundant scattered sand grains and stones. Concretions, and gennoyshif are present, and tuff interbeds occur every 2-3 m. (4) 25m: Siliceous, sandy-silty, tuffaceous ...
M. J. Hambrey, W. B. Harland, 2011
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Biostratigraphy of China
The Llandovery strata are argillaceous and silty slate intercalated with finely grained subarkose yielding Hindella and Jonesea (brachiopods). The Wenlock rocks are greywacke subarkose and siltstone interbedded with tuffaceous sandstone, ...
Wentang Zhang, Pei-ji Chen, Allison R. Palmer, 2003
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U.S. Geological Survey professional paper
(4) the Chaparral Volcanics, composed of rhyolitic and andesitic tuffs, and (5) the Green Gulch Volcanics, composed of tuffaceous rocks and basaltic flows. The first three are arranged in probable order of decreasing age. The stratigraphic ...
Geological Survey (U.S.), 1965
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Report of the Subcommittee on the Ecology of Marine Organisms
Lithophaga, which in the Gulf of Naples penetrated only limestones, attacked the tuffaceous rocks of- the Japanese coast. Four tuffaceous derivatives available are in the order of their increasing hardness; soft tuffaceous mud- stone, soft brittle ...
National Research Council (U.S.). Subcommittee on the Ecology of Marine Organisms
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Geology and Coal Resources of the Centralia-Chehalis ...
Parke Detweiler Snavely. The tuffaceous siltstone member is relatively resistant to weathering and forms moderately steep slopes or cliff's. "When weathered the rock has a mottled light-gray to pale-olive color with irregular iron-stained areas.
Parke Detweiler Snavely, 1958
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Geological Survey Professional Paper
One 4-ft boulder of hard, tuffaceous sandstone from the Aycross Formation ( middle Eocene), which crops out 15 mi to the northeast, was observed. Above this boulder bed is 30-40 ft of tan to pink, loose, medium sand and some clay beds.
‎1994
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Geological Survey professional paper
The Comus formation of Early and Middle Ordovician age is predominantly an alternating sequence of dolomite, limestone, and shale, with subordinate amounts of chert, silt- stone, and tuffaceous(?) material. Sandstone and quartzite are ...
Geological Survey (U.S.), Geological Survey (U.S.). Geographic Names Information Management, 1962
10
Geology of the Castle mountain mining district, Montana
Associated with these tuffaceous sandstones there are, however, beds of conglomerate whose pebbles arc well worn and rounded, formed largely of volcanic rocks, "diorite-porphyries," but including a few pebbles of sedimentary rocks.
Walter Harvey Weed, Louis Valentine Pirsson, 1896

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TUFFACEOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tuffaceous is used in the context of the following news items.
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Additional Surface Gold/Silver Sampling Results Continue to …
... breccias and tuffaceous rocks. Precious metal content is also enhanced by numerous sheeted and stockwork veinlets that carry significant gold/silver values. «Junior Mining Network, Jul 15»
2
GTA Confirms Gold Values Associated With Geophysical Targets at …
Montana High Resistivity Zone - Values of 1.13 g/t and 0.75 g/t gold were obtained from grab samples collected from an altered volcanic/tuffaceous rock unit ... «Junior Mining Network, Jul 15»
3
Africa Oil announces financial and operating results for the first …
The well encountered interbedded siltstones, sandstones and claystones, becoming more tuffaceous and tight until reaching a total depth in basement. «OilVoice, May 15»
4
Kivalliq ready to drill high-priority Dipole target at Angilak
Uranium is structurally controlled, and often associated with a graphite-chlorite tuffaceous metasediment, interlayered in Archean metavolcanics. Mineralization ... «The Northern Miner, May 15»
5
AFRICA OIL OPERATIONS UPDATE AND CONFERENCE CALL
The well encountered interbedded siltstones, sandstones and claystones, becoming more tuffaceous and tight until reaching a total depth in basement. «GlobeNewswire, Mar 15»
6
Cornerstone Announces Exploration Results for the Cana Brava …
The property is underlain by a N57 degrees E oriented series of andesitic flows and tuffs, dacitic tuffs and minor sequences of rhyolitic tuffaceous units (Figure 3). «MarketWatch, Feb 15»
7
Early study warned of potential landslides at Eaglepointe
The report looked at a 1998 slide at the nearby Springhill development, which also sits atop bedrock geologists label Norwood Tuff — a tuffaceous clay. «Salt Lake Tribune, Aug 14»
8
Qiyia jurassica: Bizarre Bloodsucking Parasite from Jurassic of China
All specimens are carbonaceous impressions on the surface of grey tuffaceous siltstone. The parasite was 2 – 2.5 cm long, had a gigantic sucking plate and ... «Sci-News.com, Jun 14»
9
Mining News: Gold leads activity in central Nunavut
Uranium mineralization occurs as fracture-controlled pitchblende with sulphides chiefly hosted in graphitic, chloritic tuffaceous metasediments of the Baker Lake ... «Petroleum News, May 14»
10
Expedition Mining Announces Drill Contract Awarded for Long …
These consist of quartz rich sediments including sandstones and mudstones along with tuffaceous units derived from volcanic sequences. The northern portion ... «Marketwired, Feb 14»

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