Definition of Oolites

1. Noun. (plural of oolite) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of oölite) ¹

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Definition of Oolites

1. oolite [n] - See also: oolite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oolites

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ookinesis
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oolachan
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oolemma
oolite
oolites (current term)
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oological
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Literary usage of Oolites

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1914)
"In July, 1825, there appeared in the 'American Journal of Science' an excellent article by JH Steele on the oolites and certain remarkable concretions ..."

2. The Story of the Earth in Past Ages by H. G. Seeley (1906)
"THE oolites. THE oolites are granular limestones of limited extent, ... The Lower oolites include every bed above the Lias to the Cornbrash. ..."

3. The Story of the Earth in Past Ages by Harry Govier Seeley (1895)
"THE oolites. THE oolites are granular limestones of limited extent, ... The Lower oolites include every bed above the Lias to the Cornbrash. ..."

4. Geology: Chemical, Physical, and Stratigraphical by Joseph Prestwich (1888)
"RANGE OF FOSSILS IN THE LOWER oolites. THE LOWER oolites OF THE MIDLAND COUNTIES ... Tlie Lower oolites. The Oolitic scries is divided into a lower, middle, ..."

5. Text-book of Geology for Schools and Colleges: For Schools and Colleges by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1872)
"Middle oolites (Oxford Clay and Coral Rag). ler's Earth, Great Oolite, Stonesfield Slate, etc.). IV. Upper oolites (Kimmeridge Clay, Portland Stone, ..."

6. The Geology of the Country Between Whitby and Scarborough: (Explanation of by George Barrow, Charles Fox-Strangways (1882)
"The Middle oolites, although merely a continuation of the beds described in the Explanation of the Map to the south,* are particularly well developed in ..."

7. An Introduction to Geology: Intended to Convey a Practical Knowledge of the by Robert Bakewell, Benjamin Silliman (1839)
"Upper or Portland oolites.—Stonesfield Slatt—its true position discovered—contains Organic Remains of Insects, Flying Reptiles, and small Land Quadrupeds. ..."

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