albolite
Albolith Al"bo*lith, n. [L. albus white + -lith.] A kind of plastic cement, or artificial stone, consisting chiefly of magnesia and silica; -- called also {albolite}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • albolite — al·bo·lite …   English syllables

  • albolite — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Albolith — Al bo*lith, n. [L. albus white + lith.] A kind of plastic cement, or artificial stone, consisting chiefly of magnesia and silica; called also {albolite}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • αλβόλιθος — ο τεχνολ. εύπλαστο κονίαμα που αποτελείται κυρίως από οξείδιο τού μαγνησίου και οξείδιο τού πυριτίου. Χρησιμοποιείται κυρίως για την κατασκευή αντικειμένων τέχνης. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Απόδοση στα Ελληνικά ξεν. όρου, πρβλ. αγγλ. albolite < λατ. albus… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • -lite — suffix forming names of minerals (rhyolite; zeolite). Etymology: F f. Gk lithos stone * * * noun combining form also lyte ˌlīt, usu īd.+V Etymology: French lite, alteration of lithe, from Greek …   Useful english dictionary

  • albolith — noun see albolite * * * albolith (ˈælbəlɪθ) [f. L. alb us white + Gr. λίθος stone.] A name given to a white cement prepared from magnesia and silica. in Ure Dict. Arts …   Useful english dictionary

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