Definition of Guyot

1. Noun. A seamount of volcanic origin (especially in the Pacific Ocean).

Generic synonyms: Seamount



Definition of Guyot

1. Noun. (context: oceanography) A flat-topped seamount. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Guyot

1. a flat-topped seamount [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guyot

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guyot (current term)
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Literary usage of Guyot

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1. The Dictionary of Biographical Reference: Containing Over One Hundred by Lawrence Barnett Phillips (1889)
"1794 D. guyot dee Herbiers, Claude Antoine, French politician and poet ; 1746—1828 DU ... 1794 F. writer; 1722-1794 a guyot-Grandmaison, Pierre Jean Jacques ..."

2. Pioneers of Science in America: Sketches of Their Lives and Scientific Work by William Jay Youmans (1896)
"guyot by certain facts of his descent. The guyot family became Protestants through the preaching of the French reformer Farel, a contemporary of Luther, ..."

3. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1884)
"... however, have been more worthy of respectful attention, and even of the hope that they might prove successful, than this one of Professor guyot. ..."

4. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"A topographical map of the subaqueous basin of the lake of Neufchatel, believed to be the first of the kind ever published, was his next work. guyot was ..."

5. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1859)
"Mr. guyot next investigated the distribution of erratic bowlders, ... During 7 successive summers Mr. guyot traced them on both sides of the central Alps, ..."

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