Lithologic
Lithologic Lith`o*log"ic, Lithological Lith`o*log"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. lithologique.] 1. (Geol.) Of or pertaining to the character of a rock, as derived from the nature and mode of aggregation of its mineral contents. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to lithology. [1913 Webster]


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  • lithologic — adjective see lithology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lithologic — See lithology. * * * …   Universalium

  • lithologic — adjective pertaining to lithology …   Wiktionary

  • lithologic —    (adjective)    Pertaining to the physical character of a rock.    HP …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • lithologic — adj. of or pertaining to lithology, of the scientific study of the composition and nature of stones and rocks (Mineralogy); pertaining to the study of calculi in the human body (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lithologic — lith·o·log·ic …   English syllables

  • lithologic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • lithologic factor —    The factor influencing composition, texture, and sequence of rock types [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Lithological — Lithologic Lith o*log ic, Lithological Lith o*log ic*al, a. [Cf. F. lithologique.] 1. (Geol.) Of or pertaining to the character of a rock, as derived from the nature and mode of aggregation of its mineral contents. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lithology — lithologic /lith euh loj ik/, lithological, adj. lithologically, adv. /li thol euh jee/, n. 1. Geol. a. (loosely) petrology. b. the physical characteristics of a rock or stratigraphic unit. 2 …   Universalium

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