Definition of Slatiness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being slaty. ¹



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Definition of Slatiness

1. [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slatiness

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Literary usage of Slatiness

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1. Engineering Geology: By Heinrich Ries and Thomas L. Watson by Heinrich Ries, Thomas Leonard Watson (1914)
"Slatiness or slaty cleavage of slates, schistosity or foliation of schists, and banding or gneissic structure of gneisses are all phases of it. ..."

2. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"These are the natural defects which must be guarded against in this otherwise admirable material, unless, indeed, a certain degree of slatiness is thought ..."

3. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"These are the natural defects which must be guarded against in this otherwise admirable material, unless, indeed, a certain degree of slatiness is thought ..."

4. Manual of the Geology of Connecticut by William North Rice, Herbert Ernest Gregory (1908)
"When, as a result of cleavage, a rock has the capacity to separate into parallel layers, or laminae, it is said to possess slatiness, foliation, ..."

5. Graphite: Its Properties, Occurrence, Refining and Uses by Fritz Cirkel, Canada Mines Branch (1901-1936) (1907)
"The granite itself near its confines shows an increase of silica and alkalies, also distinct slatiness and porphyritic structure. 4. ..."

6. Elements of Engineering Geology, by H. Ries and Thomas L. Watson by Heinrich Ries, Thomas Leonard Watson (1921)
"Slatiness or slaty cleavage of slates, schistosity or foliation of schists, and banding or gneissic structure of gneisses are all phases of it. ..."

7. Stone; an Illustrated Magazine (1897)
"The terms slate and schist, slaty and schistose, slatiness and schistosity, ... Schistosity, however, indicates more severe metamorphism than slatiness. ..."

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