Definition of Trachytes

1. Noun. (plural of trachyte) ¹



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Definition of Trachytes

1. trachyte [n] - See also: trachyte

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trachytes

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trachomas
trachomatous
trachomatous conjunctivitis
trachomatous keratitis
trachomatous pannus
trachs
trachycarpous
trachychromatic
trachymedusae
trachyonychia
trachyphonia
trachystomata
trachyte
trachytes (current term)
trachytic
trachytoid
tracial
tracible
tracing
tracing (cephalometric)
tracing paper
tracing routine
tracings
track
track-and-field
track-mounted
track-to-track seek time
track and field

Literary usage of Trachytes

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1. Petrology for Students: An Introduction to the Study of Rocks Under the by Alfred Harker (1908)
"THE trachytes are lavas which, with a lower percentage of silica than the rhyolites, ... With the trachytes we shall treat some lavas of more peculiar ..."

2. Stones for Building and Decoration by George Perkins Merrill (1903)
"They may be divided into hornblende, biotite, or augite trachytes, according as either of these accessory minerals predominates. ..."

3. Igneous Rocks: Composition, Texture and Classification, Description and by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1913)
"In some instances it is surrounded by augite in parallel growth; in others by hornblende. Olivine is a constituent of some trachytes, especially those with ..."

4. A Geognostical Essay on the Superposition of Rocks in Both Hemispheres by Alexander von Humboldt (1823)
"of Hungary, or the trachytes of Drachenfels, near Bonn, and of the great table-land of Quito. It being observed that the transition porphyries of Popayan ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"In many trachytes, however, the phenocrysts are few and small, ... trachytes are well represented among the Tertiary and Recent volcanic rocks of Europe. ..."

6. Stones for Building and Decoration by George Perkins Merrill (1891)
"Under the name of trachytes are comprehended by Rosen- busch those massive Tertiary and post-Tertiary volcanic rocks consisting essentially of ..."

7. Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the by Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.), United States General Land Office, United States Dept. of the Interior (1876)
"PORPHYRITIC trachytes. Although the rocks that I shall describe under this head differ considerably from each other, they have the same general constitution ..."

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