claylike
adjective see clay

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Halloysite — Hal*loy site (h[a^]l*loi s[imac]t), n. [Named after Omalius d Halloy.] (Min.) A claylike mineral, occurring in soft, smooth, amorphous masses, of a whitish color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Meerschaum — Meer schaum (m[=e]r sh[add]m; 277), n. [G., lit., sea foam; meer sea + schaum foam; but it perh. is a corruption of the Tartaric name myrsen. Cf. {Mere} a lake, and {Scum}.] 1. (Min.) A fine white claylike mineral, soft, and light enough when in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sepiolite — Meerschaum Meer schaum (m[=e]r sh[add]m; 277), n. [G., lit., sea foam; meer sea + schaum foam; but it perh. is a corruption of the Tartaric name myrsen. Cf. {Mere} a lake, and {Scum}.] 1. (Min.) A fine white claylike mineral, soft, and light… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clay — noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English clǣg; akin to Old High German klīwa bran, Latin gluten glue, Middle Greek glia Date: before 12th century 1. a. an earthy material that is plastic when moist but hard when… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Kaolinite — Kaolin General Category Silicate mineral Chemical formula Al2Si2O5(OH)4 …   Wikipedia

  • Fuller's earth — is any non plastic clay or claylike earthy material used to decolorize, filter, and purify animal, mineral, and vegetable oils and greases. Contents 1 Occurrence and composition 2 Uses 3 See also 4 …   Wikipedia

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