Definition of Lithoid

1. a. Like a stone; having a stony structure.



Definition of Lithoid

1. Adjective. Stone-like in texture, appearance or other characteristic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lithoid

1. resembling stone [adj]

Medical Definition of Lithoid

1. Resembling a calculus or stone. Origin: Litho-+ G. Eidos, resemblance (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lithoid

lithoglyphs
lithoglyptics
lithograph
lithograph machine
lithographed
lithographer
lithographers
lithographic
lithographical
lithographically
lithographies
lithographing
lithographist
lithographs
lithography
lithoid (current term)
lithoidal
lithoing
lithokelyphopedion
lithokelyphos
litholabe
litholapaxy
litholatry
lithologic
lithological
lithologically
lithologies
lithologist
lithologists
lithology

Literary usage of Lithoid

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1. A Treatise on Steel: Comprising Its Theory, Metallurgy, Properties by Henri C. Landrin (1868)
"lithoid iron, often called clay iron stone, black band iron ore, is found in the coal measures, where it alternates with layers. of coal, forming small ..."

2. Geological History of Lake Lahontan: A Quaternary Lake of Northwestern Nevada by Israel Cook Russell (1885)
"lithoid TUFA. We have applied this name to the first of the three main deposits of ... In well-exposed sections of lithoid tufa the banded structure of the ..."

3. Historic and Monumental Rome: A Handbook for the Students of Classical and by Charles Isidore Hemans (1874)
"Around this narrow dungeon the quadrilateral blocks of lithoid tufa project so as to give to its interior the form of a truncated cone, cut off at the ..."

4. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by David Brewster, Robert Jameson, Royal Society of Edinburgh (1824)
"We do not find in the pitchstone that immense quantity of small vitreo-lithoid globules, which are seen at every step in the rocks •which are considered as ..."

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