Definition of Ooliths

1. Noun. (plural of oolith) ¹



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Definition of Ooliths

1. oolith [n] - See also: oolith

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ooliths

ookinesis
ookinete
ookinetes
ookpik
ookpiks
oolachan
oolachans
oolakan
oolakans
oolemma
oolite
oolites
oolith
ooliths (current term)
oolitic
oolitics
oologic
oological
oologically
oologies
oologist
oologists
oology
oolong
oolong tea
oolongs
oom
oom-pah

Literary usage of Ooliths

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1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1908)
"The globule« • ' result from the molecular concentration of carbonate of lime a- the eggs have the morphological characters of ooliths. ..."

2. Bulletin by Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (1904)
"... former mineral usually occurring as ooliths and particles in the matrix, and the latter, whilst present as green ooliths in a few thin bands, ..."

3. Annual Report for ... with Accompanying Papers by Iowa Geological Survey (1899)
"Drift, with gravel and rotten bowlders 1-2 5. Traces of ferruginous sandstone 1 4. Oolite; the ooliths fewer, irregular, uneven: the rock crystalline 2 , 3. ..."

4. Geology of Wisconsin: Survey of 1873-1879 by Wisconsin Chief Geologist, Wisconsin Geological Survey (1877)
"The ooliths are generally darker than the mass of the rock, and the larger ones are seldom perfectly spherical, but incline to the forms usually assumed by ..."

5. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1901)
"... on the borders of the basin, ancl the interstices were filled by minute ooliths formed in a similar manner or by the flocculent precipitate itself. ..."

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