magnesian
adjective see magnesia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Magnesian — Mag*ne sian, a. Pertaining to, characterized by, or containing, magnesia or magnesium. [1913 Webster] {Magnesian limestone}. (Min.) See {Dolomite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • magnesian — ]ən] sometimes ]ēən adjective Etymology: magnesia & magnesium + an : of, relating to, or characterized by magnesia or magnesium the British magnesian limes are slow slaking A.D.Cowper …   Useful english dictionary

  • magnesian — See magnesia. * * * …   Universalium

  • Magnesian — 1. noun /mæɡˈniʒən/ An inhabitant or a resident of Magnesia. 2. adjective /mæɡˈniʒən/ Of or related to Magnesia …   Wiktionary

  • magnesian — adjective a) Containing magnesia b) Describing minerals containing magnesium …   Wiktionary

  • magnesian — mag ne·sian || mæg nɪːʒn / ʃn adj. (Chemistry) of or pertaining to magnesia, containing magnesia (white powdery compound) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • magnesian — mag·ne·sian …   English syllables

  • Magnesian Conglomerate — Stratigraphic range: Upper Triassic Type Geological formation Location Country   …   Wikipedia

  • Magnesian limestone — can refer to: For the rock made of magnesium carbonate ie Magnesian limestone see dolomite or dolostone For the traditional name of a specific suite of Permian age rocks in north east England see Magnesian Limestone Categories: Limestone …   Wikipedia

  • Magnesian limestone — Magnesian Mag*ne sian, a. Pertaining to, characterized by, or containing, magnesia or magnesium. [1913 Webster] {Magnesian limestone}. (Min.) See {Dolomite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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