adverb see conchoidal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • conchoidally — See conchoidal. * * * …   Universalium

  • conchoidally — adverb In a conchoidal manner …   Wiktionary

  • conchoidally — adv. in a conchoidal form (spiral shaped, shaped like a conch shell) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conchoidally — con·choi·dal·ly …   English syllables

  • conchoidally — adverb see conchoidal …   Useful english dictionary

  • conchoidal — conchoidally, adv. /kong koyd l/, adj. Mineral. noting a shell like fracture form produced on certain minerals by a blow. [1660 70; CONCHOID + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • conchoidal — adjective Etymology: Greek konchoeidēs like a mussel, from konchē Date: 1666 having elevations or depressions shaped like the inside surface of a bivalve shell • conchoidally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Lithic flake — Flakes may be produced by a variety of means. Force may be introduced by direct percussion (striking the core with a percussor such as a rock or antler), indirect percussion (striking the core with an object, sometimes referred to as a punch,… …   Wikipedia

  • chalcedony — noun /kælˈsɛdəni/ A form of fine grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally …   Wiktionary

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