scoriaceous
adjective see scoria

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Scoriaceous — Sco ri*a ceous, a. [Cf. F. scoriac[ e].] Of or pertaining to scoria; like scoria or the recrement of metals; partaking of the nature of scoria. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scoriaceous — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|āshəs adjective Etymology: scoria + aceous : having the nature of scoria scoriaceous lava scoriaceous rock …   Useful english dictionary

  • scoriaceous — See scoria. * * * …   Universalium

  • scoriaceous — adjective of, relating to, or producing scoria …   Wiktionary

  • scoriaceous — sco·ri·a·ceous …   English syllables

  • scoria — scoriaceous /skawr ee ay sheuhs, skohr /, adj. /skawr ee euh, skohr /, n., pl. scoriae /skawr ee ee , skohr /. 1. Metall. the refuse, dross, or slag left after melting or smelting metal; scum. 2. Geol. a cinderlike basic cellular lava. [1350… …   Universalium

  • sco|ri|ac — «SKR ee ak, SKOHR », adjective. = scoriaceous. (Cf. ↑scoriaceous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cinder — Cin der (s[i^]n d[ e]r), n. [AS. sinder slag, dross; akin to Icel. sindr dross, Sw. sinder, G. sinter, D. sintel; perh. influenced by F. cendre ashes, fr. L. cinis. Cf. {Sinter}.] 1. Partly burned or vitrified coal, or other combustible, in which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cinder frame — Cinder Cin der (s[i^]n d[ e]r), n. [AS. sinder slag, dross; akin to Icel. sindr dross, Sw. sinder, G. sinter, D. sintel; perh. influenced by F. cendre ashes, fr. L. cinis. Cf. {Sinter}.] 1. Partly burned or vitrified coal, or other combustible,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cinder notch — Cinder Cin der (s[i^]n d[ e]r), n. [AS. sinder slag, dross; akin to Icel. sindr dross, Sw. sinder, G. sinter, D. sintel; perh. influenced by F. cendre ashes, fr. L. cinis. Cf. {Sinter}.] 1. Partly burned or vitrified coal, or other combustible,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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