adjective see basalt

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Basaltic — Ba*salt ic, a. [Cf. F. basaltique.] Pertaining to basalt; formed of, or containing, basalt; as basaltic lava. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • basaltic — basalt ► NOUN ▪ a dark fine grained volcanic rock that sometimes displays a columnar structure. DERIVATIVES basaltic adjective. ORIGIN Latin basaltes, from Greek basanos touchstone …   English terms dictionary

  • basaltic — adjective of or relating to or containing basalt basaltic magma is fluid • Pertains to noun: ↑basalt • Derivationally related forms: ↑basalt …   Useful english dictionary

  • basaltic — See basalt. * * * …   Universalium

  • basaltic — adjective Of or pertaining to basalt …   Wiktionary

  • basàltic — ba|sàl|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • basaltic — ba·sal·tic || bÉ™ sɔːltɪk adj. pertaining to basalt, like basalt (volcanic rock) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • basaltic — ba·sal·tic …   English syllables

  • basaltic magma — noun Fluid rock material of basaltic origin …   Wiktionary

  • basaltic magma — GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS A low viscosity, low silica (45% to 53% silica) magma that, upon crystallization, forms the volcanic rock basalt …   Glossary of volcanic terms

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