albitic
adjective see albite

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  • albitic — See albite. * * * …   Universalium

  • albitic — al·bit·ic …   English syllables

  • albitic — adjective of or related to albite feldspar • Pertains to noun: ↑albite • Derivationally related forms: ↑albite …   Useful english dictionary

  • albite — albitic /al bit ik/, adj. /al buyt/, n. Mineral. the sodium end member of the plagioclase feldspar group, light colored and found in alkalic igneous rocks. [1835 45; < L alb(us) white + ITE1] * * * Common feldspar mineral, a sodium… …   Universalium

  • igneous rock — Any of various crystalline or glassy, noncrystalline rocks formed by the cooling and solidification of molten earth material (magma). Igneous rocks comprise one of the three principal classes of rocks, the others being metamorphic and sedimentary …   Universalium

  • al|bit|i|cal — «al BIHT uh kuhl», adjective. = albitic. (Cf. ↑albitic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Geographical variety — Variety Va*ri e*ty, n.; pl. {Varieties}. [L. varietas: cf. F. vari[ e]t[ e]. See {Various}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being various; intermixture or succession of different things; diversity; multifariousness. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Varieties — Variety Va*ri e*ty, n.; pl. {Varieties}. [L. varietas: cf. F. vari[ e]t[ e]. See {Various}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being various; intermixture or succession of different things; diversity; multifariousness. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Variety — Va*ri e*ty, n.; pl. {Varieties}. [L. varietas: cf. F. vari[ e]t[ e]. See {Various}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being various; intermixture or succession of different things; diversity; multifariousness. [1913 Webster] Variety is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Variety hybrid — Variety Va*ri e*ty, n.; pl. {Varieties}. [L. varietas: cf. F. vari[ e]t[ e]. See {Various}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being various; intermixture or succession of different things; diversity; multifariousness. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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