Definition of Whinstone

1. Noun. Any of various hard colored rocks (especially rocks consisting of chert or basalt).

Exact synonyms: Whin
Generic synonyms: Rock, Stone



Definition of Whinstone

1. n. A provincial name given in England to basaltic rocks, and applied by miners to other kind of dark- colored unstratified rocks which resist the point of the pick. -- for example, to masses of chert. Whin-dikes, and whin-sills, are names sometimes given to veins or beds of basalt.

2. n. A provincial name given in England to basaltic rocks, and applied by miners to other kind of dark- colored unstratified rocks which resist the point of the pick. -- for example, to masses of chert. Whin-dikes, and whin-sills, are names sometimes given to veins or beds of basalt.

Definition of Whinstone

1. Noun. (context: quarrying industry) Any hard dark-coloured rock. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Whinstone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Whinstone

whinmills
whinner
whinnered
whinnering
whinners
whinnied
whinnier
whinnies
whinniest
whinnock
whinny
whinnying
whinnyingly
whinnyings
whins
whinstone (current term)
whinstones
whiny
whinyard
whinyards
whio
whip
whip-poor-will
whip-round
whip-scorpion
whip-snake
whip-tom-kelly
whip bougie
whip down
whip grafting

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