Definition of Trachytic

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, trachyte.

Definition of Trachytic

1. Adjective. of or relating to trachyte ¹

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Definition of Trachytic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trachytic

trachomatous conjunctivitis
trachomatous keratitis
trachomatous pannus
trachytic (current term)
tracing (cephalometric)
tracing paper
tracing routine
track-to-track seek time
track and field
track bike

Literary usage of Trachytic

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1. Elements of Chemical and Physical Geology by Gustav Bischof (1859)
"There are many trachytic rocks containing labradorite in their matrices. ... In the greater number of trachytic rocks the oxygen quotient is under 0'333. ..."

2. History of the Extinct Volcanoes of the Basin of Neuwied on the Lower Rhine by Samuel Hibbert (1832)
"In the meantime I may state, that later eruptions on the margin of the Laacher-see, consisting not of trachytic felspar but of basalt, appear to have been ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1861)
"The north side or wall of the dyke, two feet thick, is composed of a dull white trachytic rock, evidently partially decomposed. ..."

4. Practical Geology and Mineralogy: With Instructions for the Qualitative by Joshua Trimmer (1842)
"Mr. Scrope has added a third division, to which, from its colour, he has given the name of graystone, intermediate in character between the trachytic and ..."

5. The Tertiary Igneous Rocks of Skye by Alfred Harker (1904)
"In one small area only, situated on the northern border of the Cuillins, has a group of rhyolitic and trachytic rocks been discovered. ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1849)
"... may be supposed to have elevated, from the midst of the then existing lake, the trachytic rocks which constitute the ridge of Mont Mezen.—P. 62. ..."

7. Elements of Geology by Alonzo Gray, Charles Baker Adams (1859)
"When feldspar preponderates, the lavas are called trachytic, and resemble trachyte. The structure depends upon the mode of cooling. ..."

8. Elements of Geology; Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1865)
"... and contemporaneous trachytic breccias—Age of the brown- coal—Peculiar characters of the volcanos of the tipper and lower Eifel—like ..."

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