Definition of Asbestous

1. a. Asbestic.



Definition of Asbestous

1. Adjective. Relating to, or resembling, asbestos. ¹

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Definition of Asbestous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asbestous

asbestic
asbestiform
asbestinane
asbestine
asbestoid
asbestos
asbestos abatement
asbestos bodies
asbestos corn
asbestos liner
asbestos lung disease
asbestos wart
asbestoses
asbestosis
asbestoslike
asbestous (current term)
asbestus
asbestuses
asbolane
asbolin
asbuilt
asbuilts
ascamycin aminopeptidase
ascar
ascared
ascariases
ascariasis
ascariasis infection
ascaricide
ascaricides

Literary usage of Asbestous

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1. Treatise on Mineralogy: Or, The Natural History of the Mineral Kingdom by Friedrich Mohs (1825)
"Glassy Actinolite contains crystals and columnar compositions of a green colour; asbestous Actinolite refers to capillary crystals and very thin columnar ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry by Andrew Ure (1828)
"... asbestous actinolite. Colours green, verging on grey and brown, and smalt-blue. Massive and in clastic capillary crystals, which are grouped in ..."

3. A Dictionary of Chemistry and Mineralogy: With Their Applications by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson (1831)
"2rf, asbestous actinolite. Colours green, verging on grey and brown, and smalt-blue. Massive, and in clastic capillary crystals, which are grouped in ..."

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