adjective see tremolite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tremolitic — adjective see tremolite * * * tremolitic / litˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑tremolite …   Useful english dictionary

  • tremolitic — trem·o·lit·ic …   English syllables

  • tremolite — tremolitic /trem euh lit ik/, adj. /trem euh luyt /, n. Mineral. a white or grayish variety of amphibole, Ca2Mg5Si8O22(OH)2, usually occurring in bladed crystals. [1790 1800; named after Tremola, valley in Switzerland; see ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • tremolite — noun Etymology: French trémolite, from Tremola, valley in Switzerland Date: 1799 a white or gray mineral of the amphibole group that is a silicate of calcium and magnesium • tremolitic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Asbestos — For other uses, see Asbestos (disambiguation). Fibrous asbestos on muscovite …   Wikipedia

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