Subcolumnar
Subcolumnar Sub`co*lum"nar, a. (Geol.) Having an imperfect or interrupted columnar structure. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • subcolumnar — /sub keuh lum neuhr/, adj. almost or imperfectly columnar. [SUB + COLUMNAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • subcolumnar — sub·columnar …   English syllables

  • subcolumnar — |səb+ adjective Etymology: sub + columnar : partially or imperfectly columnar * * * /sub keuh lum neuhr/, adj. almost or imperfectly columnar. [SUB + COLUMNAR] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pycnite — Pyc nite, n. [Gr. ? thick.] (Min.) A massive subcolumnar variety of topaz. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sub- — 1. a prefix occurring originally in loanwords from Latin (subject; subtract; subvert; subsidy); on this model, freely attached to elements of any origin and used with the meaning under, below, beneath (subalpine; substratum), slightly,… …   Universalium

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