Definition of Gritrock

1. Noun. A hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone.

Exact synonyms: Grit, Gritstone
Generic synonyms: Sandstone
Derivative terms: Grit, Gritty



Definition of Gritrock

1. n. See Grit, n., 4.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gritrock

gristle
gristles
gristlier
gristliest
gristliness
gristlinesses
gristly
gristmill
gristmills
grists
grisy
grit
grit one's teeth
grith
griths
gritrock (current term)
grits
gritstone
gritstones
gritted
gritter
gritters
grittest
grittier
grittiest
grittily
grittiness
grittinesses
gritting
gritty

Literary usage of Gritrock

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1. Annual Report by University of Minnesota Board of Regents (1893)
"... gritrock, stained with iron in bands. SE i NE i sec. 17, 58-19. 149. ... gritrock. Same locality. 162. Hard hematite, with limonite. NW i SW i sec. ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Soluble Or Water Glass, Silicates of Soda and Potash by Lewis Feuchtwanger (1870)
"The millstone, or gritrock, is composed of siliceous pebbles. Siliceous schist is a flinty quartz rock. Jasper rock is likewise a flinty siliceous rock. ..."

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