Definition of Diatomaceous

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or containing diatoms or their coverings. ¹



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Definition of Diatomaceous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Diatomaceous

1. Pertaining to diatoms or their fossil remains. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diatomaceous

diathermancy
diathermanism
diathermanous
diathermic
diathermic therapy
diathermies
diathermocoagulation
diathermometer
diathermous
diathermy
diathermy machine
diatheses
diathesis
diathetic
diatom
diatomaceous (current term)
diatomaceous earth
diatomic
diatomics
diatomite
diatomites
diatomous
diatoms
diatonic
diatonic scale
diatonic scales
diatonically
diatonism
diatoric
diatreme

Literary usage of Diatomaceous

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1. St. Mary's County by Maryland Geological Survey (1907)
"The diatomaceous earth occurs in the lower part of the Calvert formation and is well ... The diatomaceous earth, on account of its porosity and compactness, ..."

2. The Mineral Industry (1914)
"diatomaceous earth, or kieselguhr deposits are formed by the precipitation of the ... The accumulations of these diatomaceous shells is in most deposits ..."

3. St. Mary's County by Maryland Geological Survey (1907)
"The diatomaceous earth occurs in the lower part of the Calvert formation and is well ... The diatomaceous earth, on account of its porosity and compactness, ..."

4. The Mineral Resources of New South Wales by Geological Survey of New South Wales, Edward Fisher Pittman (1901)
"The geological features of the deposits of diatomaceous earth in New South Wales appear to indicate that they are of lacustrine origin, ..."

5. Prince George's County by Jay Allan Bonsteel, William Henry Alexander, Benjamin Le Roy Miller, Frederick Haynes Newell, Louis Agricola Bauer, Fred Wilson Besley (1911)
"THE diatomaceous EARTH. The principal workings of diatomaceous earth are at Lyons Creek, ... diatomaceous earth, on account of its porosity and compactness, ..."

6. Economic Geology: With Special Reference to the United States by Heinrich Ries (1910)
"diatomaceous EARTH Properties and Occurrence (1, 8). — This material when pure is made up ... diatomaceous earth is commonly white or light gray in color, ..."

7. Economic Geology: With Special Reference to the United States by Heinrich Ries (1910)
"diatomaceous EARTH Properties and Occurrence (1, 8). — This material when pure is made up ... diatomaceous earth is commonly white or light gray in color, ..."

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