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Meaning of "wavellite" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WAVELLITE

Named after William Wavell (died 1829), English physician.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WAVELLITE

wavellite  [ˈweɪvəˌlaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WAVELLITE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wavellite 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 WAVELLITE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

wavellite

Wavellite

Wavellite is a phosphate mineral with formula Al323·5H2O. It normally occurs as translucent green radial or spherical clusters.

Definition of wavellite in the English dictionary

The definition of wavellite in the dictionary is a greyish-white, yellow, or brown mineral consisting of hydrated basic aluminium phosphate in radiating clusters of small orthorhombic crystals. Formula: Al323.5H2O.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WAVELLITE


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

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WAVELLITE

waved umber
waveform
wavefront
waveguide
wavelength
waveless
wavelessly
wavelet
wavelike
Wavell
wavemeter
waveoff
waver
waverer
wavering
waveringly
waveringness
wavery
WAVES
waveson

WORDS THAT END LIKE WAVELLITE

anthophyllite
apophyllite
argillite
artificial satellite
carnallite
communications satellite
corallite
covellite
elite
fixed satellite
illite
mullite
observation satellite
phyllite
pyrophyllite
rubellite
spy satellite
Stellite
telecommunications satellite
tillite
weather satellite

Synonyms and antonyms of wavellite in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wavellite» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WAVELLITE

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

Translator English - Chinese

wavellite
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

wavellita
570 millions of speakers

English

wavellite
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wavellite
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

wavellite
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

wavellite
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

wavellite
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

wavellite
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

wavellite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wavellite
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wavellit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

wavellite
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

wavellite
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wavellite
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

wavellite
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

wavellite
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वॅव्हेलेअल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

wavellite
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

wavellite
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wavellite
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

wavellite
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

wavellite
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

wavellite
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wavellite
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

wavellite
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

wavellite
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wavellite

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WAVELLITE»

The term «wavellite» is normally little used and occupies the 146.421 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WAVELLITE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WAVELLITE»

Discover the use of wavellite in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wavellite and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Geological Survey Professional Paper
All of the deposits are similar; they are characterized by the change of apatite to crandallite or millisite and to wavellite as an end product. These changes are accompanied by the change of the original clay minerals (montmorillonite or illite) to ...
‎1978
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United States Geological Survey Professional Paper
The chert represents silica released during the phosphatization of clay to wavellite and crandallite. Seams of silica can be seen closely associated with clay in process of such alteration higher in the section. The hardpans are formed by ...
‎1956
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The Cyclopædia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, ...
WAVELLITE, in Mineralogy, a mineral first discovered at Barnstaple, in Devonshire, by Dr. Wavell, and smce found 'in various other situations. From its appearance, it has been clasfed by Mr. Jameson as a member of the zeolite family.
Abraham Rees, 1819
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Heavy Minerals in the Saprolite of the Crystalline Rocks in ...
Minor: kaolinite, wavellite, crandallite, goethite? 18. Sand, slightly clayey, iron- cemented (hardpan) 3. 5 Major: quartz. Minor: kaolinite, wavellite, crandallite, goethite? 17. Sand, clayey, iron-stained .8 Major: quartz, kaolinite, wavellite.
William Courtney Overstreet, Robert Giertz Yates, Wallace R. Griffitts, 1963
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Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals: Identification, Values ...
Color: Green Group: Phosphates System: Orthorhombic Wavellite occurs as spherulitic, fibrous, radiating aggregates, and occasionally as fine, acicular crystals. Wavellite also forms as botryoidal crusts and in a stalactitic habit. Wavellite's ...
Patti Polk, 2012
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An introduction to mineralogy
Sp.44.WAVELLITE,orHYDRARGILLITE. Diaspore ? \ Turquoise ? Wavellite, or Hydrargillite, generally occurs in mamillated or hemispherical concretions, varying in size from that of a pea to a walnut ; the concretions are composed ' of acieular ...
Robert Bakewell, 1819
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Contributions to the Geology of Uranium and Thorium: By the ...
Where the alteration is restricted to the upper part of the Bone Valley, however, the aluminum phosphate wavellite is the dominant mineral, the porosity is more uniform, and the rock is finely vesicular. Secondary precipitates underlie the ...
Lincoln Ridler Page, Harriet B. Smith, 1956
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Outlines of the Geology of England and Wales: With an ...
WAVELLITE.* SUB-PHOSPHATE OF ALUMINE. Wavellit, Klaproth. Hydrargillite, Davy. It is commonly found in minute crystals, which are rarely separate, but usually adhere together and radiate, forming hemispherical or globular concretions ...
William D... Conybeare, William Phillips, 1823
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Memoirs
The globular concretions of wavellite are sometimes homogeneous, or consist of spiculae of the same colour, extending from the centre to the surface ; other balls are composed of numerous concentric layers, distinguishable from one another,  ...
Wernerian Natural History Society, Edinburgh, 1821
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Dana's Minerals and How to Study Them (After Edward ...
Wavellite, AI2(OH)2(P04)2-5H20 Habit. Wavellite is orthorhombic; crystals are rare; and it is usually in radiating globular aggregates (see Fig. 3- l 56). Physical Properties. H = 314-4, G = 2.33. Wavellite has good blocky cleavage formed ...
Cornelius S. Hurlbut, W. Edwin Sharp, 1998

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WAVELLITE»

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Mineralogy's Jewelry Splits the Difference Between a Rock and an …
They're minerals, same as aurichalcite, paradamite and wavellite, so why limit jewelry making to just a handful of rocks? That's the premise behind artist Theresa ... «DNAinfo, Jul 15»
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Rum Jungle Resources Ltd (ASX:RUM) Patanella Phosphate …
These holes were principally targeting uranium but intersected phosphate minerals including wavellite (an Al-phosphate mineral). NuPower Resources (later ... «ABN Newswire, Jun 14»
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Che-Hanna show busy again this year
It was called wavellite and was found at Lime Ridge in Mt. Pleasant Mills, Snyder County, Pa. Wells liked its radiating crystals that made green, ball-like ... «Towanda Daily Review, Mar 14»
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Peak Phosphorus Fuels the World's Growing Bellyache
wavellite-mineral-sample-an-element-used-in-the- Whisked away down the toilet and into our waterways, we are losing stocks of phosphorus and the result can ... «Green Prophet, May 12»

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