Definition of Tachylites

1. Noun. (plural of tachylite) ¹



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Definition of Tachylites

1. tachylite [n] - See also: tachylite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tachylites

tachycardiac
tachycardias
tachycardic
tachycrotic
tachyglossa
tachygraphic
tachygraphical
tachygraphy
tachyhydrite
tachyhydrites
tachykinesia
tachykinin
tachykinins
tachylalia
tachylite
tachylites (current term)
tachylogia
tachylyte
tachylytes
tachymeter
tachymeters
tachymetre
tachymetres
tachyon
tachyonic
tachyons
tachypacing
tachyphagia
tachyphasia
tachyphemia

Literary usage of Tachylites

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1. A Manual of Lithology by Edward Higginson Williams (1886)
"6.5 The tachylites occur as thin crusts at the sides or margins of basalt dykes. ... To a certain extent, some tachylites have a sub-conchoidal fracture. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... ts are in large measure glassy (tachylites), and many are very fine grained and compact; but it is more usual for them to exhibit porphyritic structure, ..."

3. Igneous Rocks: Composition, Texture and Classification, Description and by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1913)
"Then numerous dikes of basaltic rocks, some of which have glassy faci├Ęs, tachylites, and some approaching ..."

4. Manual of the Chemical Analysis of Rocks by Henry Stephens Washington (1919)
"... and tachylites, may contain several per cent of water and yet be perfectly fresh; while water often occurs as inclusions, as in the quartzes of many ..."

5. Manual of the Chemical Analysis of Rocks by Henry Stephens Washington (1910)
"... and tachylites, may contain several per cent of water and yet be perfectly fresh; while water often occurs as inclusions, as in the quartzes of many ..."

6. Manual of the Chemical Analysis of Rocks by Henry Stephens Washington (1910)
"... and tachylites, may contain several per cent of water and yet be perfectly fresh; while water often occurs as inclusions, as in the quartzes of many ..."

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