pseudomorphism
noun see pseudomorph

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pseudomorphism — Pseu do*mor phism, n. (Crystallog.) The state of having, or the property of taking, a crystalline form unlike that which belongs to the species. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pseudomorphism — pseudomorfizmas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Vienų mineralų savybė įgyti kitų mineralų pavidalą. atitikmenys: angl. pseudomorphism rus. псевдоморфизм …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pseudomorphism — See pseudomorphic. * * * …   Universalium

  • pseudomorphism — pseu·do·mor·phism …   English syllables

  • pseudomorphism — |südə|mȯrˌfizəm noun ( s) Etymology: probably from French pseudomorphisme, from pseudomorphe pseudomorph + isme ism : the property of crystallizing as a pseudomorph * * * pseudomorˈphism noun • • • Main Entry: ↑pseud …   Useful english dictionary

  • Santabarbaraite — Infobox mineral name = Santabarbaraite category = Phosphate mineral boxwidth = boxbgcolor = formula = Fe3+3(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2O molweight = color = Brown/light Brown habit = Elongated or flattened prisms system = Amorphous twinning = None cleavage =… …   Wikipedia

  • pseudomorph — noun Etymology: probably from French pseudomorphe, from pseud + morphe morph Date: 1849 1. a mineral having the characteristic outward form of another species 2. a deceptive or irregular form • pseudomorphic adjective • pseudomorphism noun •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Igor Stravinsky — Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky ( ru. Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский, transl|ru| Igor Fjodorovič Stravinskij ) (OldStyleDate|17 June|1882|5 June ndash; 6 April 1971) was a Russian born composer, considered by many to be the most influential composer of… …   Wikipedia

  • Pseudomorph — In geology, a pseudomorph is a mineral compound resulting from a substitution process in which the appearance and dimensions remain constant, but the mineral which makes up the chief component of the compound is replaced by another. The name… …   Wikipedia

  • pseudomorph — pseudomorphic, pseudomorphous, adj. pseudomorphism, n. /sooh deuh mawrf /, n. 1. an irregular or unclassifiable form. 2. a mineral having the outward appearance of another mineral that it has replaced by chemical action. [1840 50; PSEUDO + MORPH] …   Universalium

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