schistose
adjective Date: 1794 of or relating to schist ; having the character or structure of a schist • schistosity noun

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  • Schistose — Schis*tose (?; 277), Schistous Schist*ous, a. [Cf. F. schisteux.] (Geol.) Of or pertaining to schist; having the structure of a schist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • schistose — [ʃistoz] n. f. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe (in Larousse, 1964); de schiste, et ose. ❖ ♦ Méd. Pneumoconiose due à l inhalation de poussières d ardoise …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • schistose — schistosity /shi stos i tee/, n. /shis tohs/, adj. of, resembling, or in the form of schist. Also, schistous /shis teuhs/. [1785 95; SCHIST + OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • schistose — adj. pertaining to or resembling a metamorphic crystalline rock that can be easily split into layers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • schistose — [ ʃɪstəʊs] adjective Geology having a laminar structure like that of schist. Derivatives schistosity noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • schistose — a.; (also schistous) Lamellate, lamellated, laminar, laminated, foliated, foliaceous, scaly, flaky …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • schistose — schist·ose …   English syllables

  • schistose — /ˈʃɪstoʊs/ (say shistohs) adjective of, resembling, or in the form of schist. {schist + ose1} –schistosity /ʃɪsˈtɒsəti/ (say shis tosuhtee), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • schistose — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Schistous — Schistose Schis*tose (?; 277), Schistous Schist*ous, a. [Cf. F. schisteux.] (Geol.) Of or pertaining to schist; having the structure of a schist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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