Definition of Lignites

1. Noun. (plural of lignite) ¹



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Definition of Lignites

1. lignite [n] - See also: lignite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lignites

lignified
lignifies
ligniform
lignify
lignifying
lignin
lignin-forming peroxidase
lignin peroxidase
ligninase
ligninases
ligninolytic
lignins
ligniperdous
lignireose
lignite
lignites (current term)
lignitic
lignitiferous
lignivorous
lignocaine
lignocellulose
lignocelluloses
lignocellulosic
lignoceric
lignoceric acid
lignoceroyl-CoA ligase
lignoceroyl-CoA oxidase
lignone
lignones
lignophagia

Literary usage of Lignites

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

1. Fuel, Solid, Liquid, and Gaseous: Solid, Liquid, and Gaseous by John Samuel Stafford Brame (1914)
"So many carbonaceous fuels of distinctly vegetable characters are classed as lignites, frequently on their geological occurrence, that it is extremely ..."

2. Statistics of Coal: Including Mineral Bituminous Substances Employed in Arts by Richard Cowling Taylor, Samuel Stehman Haldeman (1855)
"The Molasse is very rich in combustible ; it encloses the lignites of ... All the lignites appear to have been principally formed by the coni/erse, ..."

3. Report on the Geology and Resources of the Region in the Vicinity of the by George Mercer Dawson (1875)
"S—Analyses of lignites—Nature of lignites—Classes of lignites represented—Variability of water content—lignites as fuels — Import of the St. Mary River ..."

4. A Manual of Rules, Tables, and Data for Mechanical Engineers: Based on the by Daniel Kinnear Clark (1884)
"Some lignites, more fully developed, are of a schistose character, with pyrites in their ... The coke produced from various lignites is either pulverulent, ..."

5. Metallurgy: The Art of Extracting Metals from Their Ores, and Adapting Them by John Percy (1861)
"However, the cases in which lignites thus resemble bituminous coal are exceptional. lignites seem generally to differ from other kinds of coal in the ..."

6. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1830)
"These molasse and lignites are said to be invariably lower than the coarse limestone; but though this point were as well established as it appears to be ..."

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