Tabular spar
Tabular Tab"u*lar, a. [L. tabularis, fr. tabula a board, table. See {Table}.] Having the form of, or pertaining to, a table (in any of the uses of the word). Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Having a flat surface; as, a tabular rock. [1913 Webster] (b) Formed into a succession of flakes; laminated. [1913 Webster]

Nodules . . . that are tabular and plated. --Woodward. [1913 Webster] (c) Set in squares. [R.] [1913 Webster] (d) Arranged in a schedule; as, tabular statistics. [1913 Webster] (e) Derived from, or computed by, the use of tables; as, tabular right ascension. [1913 Webster]

{Tabular difference} (Math.), the difference between two consecutive numbers in a table, sometimes printed in its proper place in the table.

{Tabular spar} (Min.), wollastonite. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • tabular spar — noun Etymology: so called from appearing sometimes in tabular twinned crystals : wollastonite * * * tabular spar noun Another name for ↑wollastonite • • • Main Entry: ↑tabular …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tabular — Tab u*lar, a. [L. tabularis, fr. tabula a board, table. See {Table}.] Having the form of, or pertaining to, a table (in any of the uses of the word). Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Having a flat surface; as, a tabular rock. [1913 Webster] (b)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tabular difference — Tabular Tab u*lar, a. [L. tabularis, fr. tabula a board, table. See {Table}.] Having the form of, or pertaining to, a table (in any of the uses of the word). Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Having a flat surface; as, a tabular rock. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • table-spar — n. Tabular spar, tafel spath …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • heavy spar — Barite Ba rite, n. (Min.) Native sulphate of barium, a mineral occurring in transparent, colorless, white to yellow crystals (generally tabular), also in granular form, and in compact massive forms resembling marble. It has a high specific… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wollastonite — Wol las*ton*ite, n. [After Dr. W. H. Wollaston, an English chemist, who died in 1828.] (Min.) A silicate of lime of a white to gray, red, or yellow color, occurring generally in cleavable masses, rarely in tabular crystals; tabular spar. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shalstone — n. Table spar, tabular spar, grammite, scale stone …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Волластонит — [по фам. Волластон] м л, Ca3[Si3O9]. Са замещается Fe, Mn и реже Mg. Известны три полиморфные модиф. метасиликата Са: высокотемпературная псевдоволластонит (b ) и две низкотемпературные пара волластонит (ά) и волластонит ( a ).… …   Геологическая энциклопедия

  • scale-stone — n. Tabular spar, schaalstein …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • таблитчатый шпат — Волластонит. [Англо русский геммологический словарь. Красноярск, КрасБерри. 2007.] Тематики геммология и ювелирное производство EN tabular spar …   Справочник технического переводчика

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