Hatchettine
Hatchettine Hatch"et*tine (h[a^]ch"[e^]t*t[i^]n), Hatchettite Hatch"et*tite (-t[i^]t), n. [Named after the discoverer, Charles Hatchett.] (Min.) Mineral tallow; a waxy or spermaceti-like substance, commonly of a greenish yellow color. [1913 Webster]

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  • hatchettine — hatch·ett·ine …   English syllables

  • hatchettine — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hatchettite — Hatchettine Hatch et*tine (h[a^]ch [e^]t*t[i^]n), Hatchettite Hatch et*tite ( t[i^]t), n. [Named after the discoverer, Charles Hatchett.] (Min.) Mineral tallow; a waxy or spermaceti like substance, commonly of a greenish yellow color. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hatchettite — /hach i tuyt /, n. a soft yellowish mineral wax, C38H78, darkening on exposure: found in bogs and coal beds. Also, hatchettine /hach i teen , tin/. Also called adipocerite. [1865 70; named after Charles Hatchett (c1765 1847), English chemist; see …   Universalium

  • Hatchett, Charles — ▪ British chemist born Jan. 2, 1765, London, Eng. died March 10, 1847, London       English manufacturer, chemist, and discoverer in 1801 of niobium, which he called columbium.       Because of his expertise in analysis, Hatchett was frequently… …   Universalium

  • alabaster — Synonyms and related words: amphibole, antimony, apatite, aplite, arsenic, asbestos, asphalt, azurite, bauxite, billiard table, bitumen, boron, bowling alley, bowling green, brimstone, bromine, brucite, calcite, carbon, celestite, chalcedony,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • asphalt — Synonyms and related words: Formica, Masonite, Tarmac, Tarvia, alabaster, amphibole, antimony, apatite, aplite, arsenic, asbestos, azurite, bauxite, bitumen, bituminous macadam, blacktop, boron, brick, brimstone, bromine, brucite, calcite, canvas …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mineral — Synonyms and related words: alabaster, alabastrine, amphibole, antimony, apatite, aplite, arsenic, asbestine, asbestos, asphalt, azurite, bauxite, bitumen, boron, brimstone, bromine, brucite, calcite, carbon, celestite, chalcedony, chlorite,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mineral tallow — noun : hatchettine * * * mineral tallow noun A soft yellowish natural hydrocarbon • • • Main Entry: ↑mineral * * * mineral tallow, a soft, waxy mineral substance found in Wales and Scotland; hatchettin …   Useful english dictionary

  • hatchettite — noun see hatchettine …   Useful english dictionary

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