Cretacic
Cretacic Cre*tac"ic [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

{Cretaceous acid}, an old name for carbonic acid.

{Cretaceous formation} (Geol.), the series of strata of various kinds, including beds of chalk, green sand, etc., formed in the Cretaceous period; -- called also the {chalk formation}. See the Diagram under {Geology}.

{Cretaceous period} (Geol.), the time in the latter part of the Mesozoic age during which the Cretaceous formation was deposited, and at the end of which the dinosaurs died out. See {Cretaceous}. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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  • cretacic — CRETÁCIC, Ă, cretacici, e, adj., s.n. (Din) ultima perioadă a mezozoicului, care succedă jurasicului, cu depuneri masive de calcar; cretaceu (II). (din germ. Kretazisch) Trimis de tavi, 13.09.2007. Sursa: MDN  CRETÁCIC, Ă, cretacici, ce, s.n.,… …   Dicționar Român

  • cretácic — adj. m., pl. cretácici; f. sg. cretácicã, pl. cretácice …   Romanian orthography

  • cretacic — cre·tac·ic …   English syllables

  • cretacic — krə̇ˈtasik adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cretaceous + ic : cretaceous …   Useful english dictionary

  • chalk formation — Cretacic Cre*tac ic [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] {Cretaceous acid}, an old name for carbonic acid. {Cretaceous formation} (Geol.), the series of strata of various kinds, including beds of chalk, green sand, etc., formed in the Cretaceous period;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cretaceous acid — Cretacic Cre*tac ic [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] {Cretaceous acid}, an old name for carbonic acid. {Cretaceous formation} (Geol.), the series of strata of various kinds, including beds of chalk, green sand, etc., formed in the Cretaceous period;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cretaceous formation — Cretacic Cre*tac ic [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] {Cretaceous acid}, an old name for carbonic acid. {Cretaceous formation} (Geol.), the series of strata of various kinds, including beds of chalk, green sand, etc., formed in the Cretaceous period;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cretaceous period — Cretacic Cre*tac ic [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] {Cretaceous acid}, an old name for carbonic acid. {Cretaceous formation} (Geol.), the series of strata of various kinds, including beds of chalk, green sand, etc., formed in the Cretaceous period;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cretaceu — CRETACÉU, E, cretacei, e, I. adj. 1. (Despre roci) de natura cretei. 2. (Despre plante) care creşte pe sol cretacic. II. s.n. Cretacic. (din fr. crétacé) Trimis de tavi, 13.09.2007. Sursa: MDN  CRETACÉU, ÉE, cretacei, ee, s.n., adj. 1. s.n.… …   Dicționar Român

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