adjective see tektite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tektitic — See tektite. * * * …   Universalium

  • tektite — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek tēktos molten, from tēkein to melt more at thaw Date: 1909 a glassy body of probably meteoritic origin and of rounded but indefinite shape • tektitic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tek|tit|ic — «tehk TIHT ihk», adjective. Geology. of or having to do with tektites: »If the glass chemist were asked to formulate a material which would survive both hypersonic entry through the atmosphere and prolonged geological weathering, he could not… …   Useful english dictionary

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