schistose

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]

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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 — adjective Date: 1794 of or relating to schist ; having the character or structure of a schist • schistosity noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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 …  

  • 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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