Loamy Loam"y, a. Consisting of loam; partaking of the nature of loam; resembling loam. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • loamy — adjective Consisting of loam; partaking of the nature of loam; resembling loam. Yet there was no time to be lost if I was ever to get out alive, and so I groped with my hands against the side of the grave until I made out the bottom edge of the… …   Wiktionary

  • loamy — adj. Loamy is used with these nouns: ↑soil …   Collocations dictionary

  • loamy — loam ► NOUN 1) a fertile soil of clay and sand containing humus. 2) a paste of clay and water with sand and chopped straw, used in making bricks and plastering walls. DERIVATIVES loaminess noun loamy adjective. ORIGIN Old English, «clay»: related …   English terms dictionary

  • loamy — adjective consisting of or having the character of loam richy loamy soil • Ant: ↑loamless • Derivationally related forms: ↑loam …   Useful english dictionary

  • loamy — adjective see loam …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • loamy — See loam. * * * …   Universalium

  • loamy — loam·y || ləʊmɪ adj. of or pertaining to loam, resembling loam …   English contemporary dictionary

  • loamy sand — priesmėlis statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Įvairios kilmės puri nuosėdinė uoliena, turinti 30–50 % rupių (0,01–0,05) ir iki 25 % vidutinio rupumo (<0,01 mm) dulkių ir mažesnių smėlio dalelių su molio priemaiša.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Loblolly-bay — or Gordonia lasianthus is a member of the Tea or Theaceae family.Taxobox name = Gordonia lasianthus image width = 250px image caption = Gordonia lasianthus flower regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales… …   Wikipedia

  • loess — loessial, loessal, adj. /loh es, les, lus/, n. a loamy deposit formed by wind, usually yellowish and calcareous, common in the Mississippi Valley and in Europe and Asia. [1825 35; < G Löss < Swiss G lösch loose, slack (sch taken as a dial.… …   Universalium

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