Definition of Scoriaceous

1. a. Of or pertaining to scoria; like scoria or the recrement of metals; partaking of the nature of scoria.



Definition of Scoriaceous

1. Adjective. of, relating to, or producing scoria ¹

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Definition of Scoriaceous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scoriaceous

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scoreline
scorelines
scorepad
scorepads
scorer
scorers
scores
scores off
scoresheet
scoresheets
scorewriter
scorewriters
scoria
scoriac
scoriaceous (current term)
scoriae
scoriated
scoriating
scoriation
scoriations
scorie
scorification
scorified
scorifier
scorifiers
scorifies
scoriform
scorify
scorifying

Literary usage of Scoriaceous

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1. Volcanoes of North America: A Reading Lesson for Students of Geography and by Israel Cook Russell (1897)
"... still plastic when they reach the earth, but more frequently, perhaps, cool and harden into rough, scoriaceous, slag-like masses before coming to rest. ..."

2. Volcanoes of North America: A Reading Lesson for Students of Geography and by Israel Cook Russell (1897)
"... still plastic when they reach the earth, but more frequently, perhaps, cool and harden into rough, scoriaceous, slag-like masses before coming to rest. ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1849)
"... its general relation to both these rocks indicates that it is of more modern eruption.— P. 42. gether different from those of the scoriaceous lava of ..."

4. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel, Johann Gottfried Flügel (1861)
"... —laufer, m. wheel-barrow-man whose business it is to carry away the dross; —la»0, /. scoriaceous lava; — ofen, m. furnace to melt scoria; ..."

5. The Earth in Past Ages by Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick (1888)
"scoriaceous LAVA. From Lyell's "Geology." The moulds were made by fire, though it was a dissolved and not a melted mineral which filled them (Fig. 13). ..."

6. The Earth in Past Ages by Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick (1888)
"scoriaceous LAVA. From Lyell's "Geology." The moulds were made by fire, though it was a dissolved and not a melted mineral which filled them (Fig. 13). ..."

7. The Earth's History: An Introduction to Modern Geology by Robert Davies Roberts (1893)
"... in part of ejected blocks, and the way in which many of the lavas have cooled in rugged scoriaceous surfaces is as conspicuous as on any modern coulee? ..."

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