Definition of Scoriae

1. Noun. (plural of scoria) ¹



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Definition of Scoriae

1. scoria [n] - See also: scoria

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scoriae

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

Literary usage of Scoriae

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1. Elements of Chemical and Physical Geology by Gustav Bischof (1855)
"At these and other places in the neighbourhood of the lake of Laach and the Eifel, masses of scoriae about the size of fig. ..."

2. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1846)
"The strange aspect of this mountain is contrasted by the sea-like plain, which not only abuts against its steep scoriae were found by the officers employed ..."

3. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1808)
"The scoriae at Chessy resemble iron ores not only in their external appearance, and in being magnetic ; but also by yielding a considerable quantity (40 ..."

4. The Subterranean World by Georg Hartwig (1871)
"The first eruption of a volcano necessarily leaves a mound of scoriae and lava, while numerous eruptions at length raise mountains, which are frequently of ..."

5. A Manual of Elementary Geology: Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1854)
"This cone is composed of layers of scoriae, pumice stones, and their fine detritus, with interposed beds of trachyte • See the map, p. ..."

6. Facts and Observations Towards Forming a New Theory of the Earth by William Knight (1819)
"the structure of the Causeway, there are other circumstances to be mentioned. In the glass-house scoriae connected with the ..."

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