Definition of Acmites

1. acmite [n] - See also: acmite



Lexicographical Neighbors of Acmites

aclarubicin
aclasia
aclasis
aclastic
acleistocardia
aclinal
aclinic
aclinic line
aclinical
acmatic
acme
acmes
acmesthesia
acmic
acmite
acmites (current term)
acne
acne albida
acne artificialis
acne bacillus
acne cachecticorum
acne ciliaris
acne conglobata
acne cosmetica
acne decalvans
acne erythematosa
acne frontalis
acne fulminans
acne generalis

Literary usage of Acmites

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Microscopical Physiography of the Rock-making Minerals: An Aid to the by Harry Rosenbusch (1889)
"All monoclinic pyroxenes, even when strongly colored, become perfectly transparent; except the acmites, which are not very transparent. ..."

2. Rock Minerals: Their Chemical and Physical Characters and Their by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1911)
"... and acmites are often mistaken for hornblendes. In most cases the monoclinic pyroxenes are much less pleochroic than the hornblendes. FIG. 24a. FIG. 23. ..."

3. Rock Minerals, Their Chemical and Physical Characters and Their by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1906)
"... -acmites, it appears as zones of different colors. In almost every case the lighter-colored zones are nearer the center of the crystal, the darker ones ..."

4. Bulletin (1907)
"The optical properties of this pyroxene also indicates its close relationship to the other two aluminous acmites described. The microscopic examination ..."

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