Definition of Triassic period

1. Noun. From 230 million to 190 million years ago; dinosaurs, marine reptiles; volcanic activity.

Exact synonyms: Triassic
Group relationships: Age Of Reptiles, Mesozoic, Mesozoic Era
Generic synonyms: Geological Period, Period



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triassic Period

Trewartha
Trey
Treys
TriBeCa
Triaenodon
Triaenodon obseus
Triakidae
Trialeurodes
Trialeurodes vaporariorum
Triangle
Triangle Pose
Triangulum
Triangulum Australe
Triangulum Galaxy
Triassic
Triassic period (current term)
Triavil
Tribecan
Tribecans
Tribes of Israel
Tribonema
Tribonemaceae
Tribulation
Tribulus
Tribulus terestris
Trichechidae
Trichechus
Trichechus manatus
Trichinellicae
Trichinelloidea

Literary usage of Triassic period

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1. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science, with Special by James Dwight Dana (1876)
"The Triassic period ; 2. The JURASSIC PERIOD ; 3. ... Triassic period (16). The name Triassic, given to this period, alludes to a threefold division which ..."

2. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1880)
"The Triassic period; 2. The JURASSIC PERIODS 3. ... Triassic period (1&). The name Triassic, given to this period, alludes to a threefold division which ..."

3. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"THE LIFE OF THE Triassic period. Those remarkable physical conditions that had. dominated the land and impoverished its fauna and flora in the Permian ..."

4. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"THE LIFE OF THE Triassic period. Those remarkable physical conditions that had dominated the land and impoverished its fauna and flora in the Permian period ..."

5. Annual Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1900)
"Towards the close of the Triassic period great physical changes occurred, of which the extrusion of trap dykes was one of the prominent features. ..."

6. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"THE Triassic period. THE crustal movements which affected the North American continent ... 621); but in the Triassic period the open sea seems to have been ..."

7. A Text-book of Geology for Use in Universities: Colleges, Schools of Science by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1920)
"... BEGINNING OF MESOZOIC TIME: THE Triassic period Mesozoic Era To the founders of Geology the Mesozoic rocks were known as the " Secondary " formations, ..."

8. Elements of Geology: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader by Joseph Le Conte (1903)
"Triassic period. In this country the Triassic and Jurassic are not so ... Triassic period. As already stated, the Triassic strata are nearly always uncon- ..."

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