eolic
aeolic ae*ol"ic ([-e]*[o^]l"[i^]k), a. [L. Aeolicus; Gr. A'ioliko`s, name of the god of the winds.] 1. [AE]olian, 1; as, the [AE]olic dialect; the [AE]olic mode. [1913 Webster]

2. (Phys. Geog.) Pertaining to, caused by, or designating, the action of the wind in modifying the earth's surface; as, [ae]olic erosion; [ae]olic sand. Same as {aeolian[3]}. [Written also {eolic}.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • eolic — EÓLIC, Ă adj. mod eolic = mod melodic a cărui scară muzicală corespunde cu aceea a modului minor natural. (< fr. éolique, it. eolico) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Eolic — E*ol ic, a. & n. See {[AE]olic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eolic — [ē äl′ik] n., adj. AEOLIC …   English World dictionary

  • Eolic — noun the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Thessaly and Boeotia and Aeolis • Syn: ↑Aeolic, ↑Aeolic dialect • Hypernyms: ↑Ancient Greek * * * ēˈälik adjective Etymology: Aeolus + English …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eolic — /ee ol ik/, n., adj. Aeolian. Also, Aeolic. * * * …   Universalium

  • eolic — adjective Of the wind ; referring to the action or the power of wind …   Wiktionary

  • eòlic — e|ò|lic Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • eolic — eol·ic …   English syllables

  • Eolic — E•ol•ic [[t]iˈɒl ɪk[/t]] n. adj. peo anh Aeolic …   From formal English to slang

  • Eolic — /iˈoʊlɪk/ (say ee ohlik) noun, adjective → Aeolic …   Australian English dictionary

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