Definition of Flowstone

1. Noun. (geology) A layered deposit of calcite formed by water flowing down the walls, and along the floor of a cave. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flowstone

1. [n -S]

Flowstone Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Flowstone Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flowstone

flowmeters
flowmetric
flowmetry
flown
flown the coop
flown the nest
flowrate
flowrates
flowre
flowres
flowret
flowrets
flows
flows of emotion
flowsheet
flowstone (current term)
flowstones
flowthrough
flowthroughs
flowtop
flowtops
flowy
flox
flox silk
floxacillin
floxed
floxes
floxing
floxuridine
floyte

Literary usage of Flowstone

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventure Guide Honduras & The Bay Islands by Maria Fiallos (2006)
"This beautiful cave contains gigantic formations of stalactites, stalagmites, curtains, columns, and flowstone that are still growing. ..."

2. The Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks by Larry H. Ludmer (2000)
"Tours of these spectacular caves (which feature such sights as the Marble Pillars of Oregon, huge flowstone formations, and a room that is 250 feet long) ..."

3. Landscape Archaeology in Southern Epirus, Greece 1 by James Wiseman (2003)
"... such as tephra or flowstone, are lacking. Relative dating is difficult in the absence of floral or faunal remains, and comparisons of lithic industries ..."

4. Yorkshire Dales and Yorkby Martyn Hanks, Ron Scholes by Martyn Hanks, Ron Scholes (2000)
"Sights include waterfalls, massive banks of flowstone, galleries decorated with cream and orange- coloured stalactites and curious cave formations, ..."

5. Yorkshire Dales by Ron Scholes (2006)
"... of flowstone, galleries decorated with cream and orange- coloured stalactites and curious cave formations, including the Devil's Tongue, the Arum Lily ..."

6. Lesser Known Areas of the National Park System (1994)
"Passages in limestone with intricate flowstone formations. Surrounded by virgin forests of Siskiyou Mountains. Guided cave tour, information station. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Flowstone

Search for Flowstone on Dictionary.com!Search for Flowstone on Thesaurus.com!Search for Flowstone on Google!Search for Flowstone on Wikipedia!

Search