Scoriac Sco"ri*ac, a. Scoriaceous. --E. A. Poe. [1913 Webster]

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  • scoriac — adjective Of or pertaining to scoria. She sank beneath the surface, the scoriac waters not splashing, not leaping up, but opening to take her. Syn: scoriaceous …   Wiktionary

  • scoriac — sco·ri·ac …   English syllables

  • scoriac — ēˌak adjective Etymology: scoria + ac (as in ammoniac) : scoriaceous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scoriaceous — Sco ri*a ceous, a. [Cf. F. scoriac[ e].] Of or pertaining to scoria; like scoria or the recrement of metals; partaking of the nature of scoria. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scoria —   n. (pl. iae ) slag; slag like mass of lava.    ♦ scoriac,    ♦ scoriaceous, scorious, a.    ♦ scoriform, a. like slag.    ♦ scorify, v.t. reduce to slag …   Dictionary of difficult words

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