Eolian
Eolian E*o"li*an, a. [See {[AE]olian}.] 1. [AE]olian. [1913 Webster]

2. (Geol.) Formed, or deposited, by the action of wind, as dunes. [1913 Webster]

{Eolian attachment}, {Eolian harp}. See {[AE]olian}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • eolian — EOLIÁN, Ă, eolieni, e, adj. Care este acţionat sau produs de vânt. ♦ Formaţie eoliană = formaţie geologică a cărei origine se datoreşte acţiunii de transport, de sedimentare sau de eroziune a vântului. [pr.: e o li an] – Din fr. éolien. Trimis de …   Dicționar Român

  • eolian — see AEOLIAN (Cf. Aeolian) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Eolian — [ē ō′lē ən, ēōl′yən] adj. 1. alt. sp. of AEOLIAN 2. [usually e ] carried, formed, eroded, or deposited by the wind, as sand dunes, sediment, etc. n. alt. sp. of AEOLIAN …   English World dictionary

  • eolian —    Pertaining to material transported and deposited (eolian deposit) by the wind. Includes clastic materials such as dune sands, sand sheets, loess deposits, and clay (e.g., parna). HP …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • Eolian — US var. of AEOLIAN. * * * Eolian, Eolic, Eolipyle var. ff. æolian, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • eolian — also aeolian adjective Etymology: Latin Aeolus, Aeolus Date: 1622 borne, deposited, produced, or eroded by the wind …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Eolian — /ee oh lee euhn/, adj. 1. (l.c.) Geol. noting or pertaining to sand or rock material carried or arranged by the wind. 2. Aeolian. n. 3. Aeolian (def. 3). [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • eolián — adj. m. (sil. e o li an), pl. eoliéni (sil. li eni); f. sg. eoliánã, pl. eoliéne …   Romanian orthography

  • eolian — adj. (Geology) resulting from or caused by the motion of the wind (e.g. sand dunes) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eolian — adjective US spelling of aeolian …   English new terms dictionary

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