Definition of Exfoliates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of exfoliate) ¹



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Definition of Exfoliates

1. exfoliate [v] - See also: exfoliate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exfoliates

exeunting
exeunts
exfetation
exfiltrate
exfiltrated
exfiltrates
exfiltrating
exfiltration
exfiltration operation
exfiltrations
exflagellation
exfoliant
exfoliants
exfoliate
exfoliated
exfoliates (current term)
exfoliatin
exfoliating
exfoliation
exfoliation of lens
exfoliation syndrome
exfoliations
exfoliative
exfoliative dermatitis
exfoliative gastritis
exfoliator
exfoliators
exformation
exgratia
exh

Literary usage of Exfoliates

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1. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1905)
"The bark of the root easily exfoliates. Internally the root is white, with a starchy, sponge-like pith, enclosed by a yellowish wood. ..."

2. Element of Mineralogy, Crystallography and Blowpipe Analysis from a by Alfred Joseph Moses, Charles Lathrop Parsons (1900)
"exfoliates and fuses to a white enamel. In closed tube yields water. ... Swells and exfoliates in fan shapes, and fuses easily to a white, opaque glass. ..."

3. Element of Mineralogy, Crystallography and Blowpipe Analysis from a by Alfred Joseph Moses, Charles Lathrop Parsons (1900)
"exfoliates and fuses to a white enamel. In closed tube yields water. ... Swells and exfoliates in fan shapes, and fuses easily to a white, opaque glass. ..."

4. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana, William Ebenezer Ford (1922)
"In the closed tube exfoliates, whitens, and yields water, which reacts acid. BB exfoliates, colors the flame violet (potash), and fuses to a white vesicular ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1873)
"It exfoliates like that from West Chester. ... It exfoliates, but not as remarkably as either of the other varieties. The following were analyzed : a. ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"BB emits a bright light, exfoliates, and hardens (H. —6), but u infusible ; with cobalt solution becomes red. Not sol. in h. or s. acid before or after ..."

7. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1892)
"The thin bark of the long-leaf (only one-quarter to one-half inch thick), of uniform reddish brown color throughout, exfoliates in thin, almost transparent, ..."

8. A System of Mineralogy: Descriptive Mineralogy, Comprising the Most Recent by James Dwight Dana, George Jarvis Brush (1889)
"BB exfoliates, emits a strong light, and in the forceps fuses on the edges. Gives traces of fluorine. Obs.—Occurs associated with tourmaline and corundum at ..."

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