Definition of Drusy

1. a. Covered with a large number of minute crystals.



Definition of Drusy

1. Adjective. (minerology) Having a druse. ¹

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Definition of Drusy

1. rough with minute crystals [adj DRUSIER, DRUSIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drusy

drupelet
drupelets
drupelike
drupels
drupes
druplet
druplets
druse
drused
drusen
drusen of the macula
drusen of the optic nerve head
druses
drusier
drusiest
drusy (current term)
druther
druthers
druv
druxier
druxiest
druxy
druzhina
druzhinas
druzy
dry
dry-bulb thermometer
dry-clean
dry-cleaned
dry-cleaner

Literary usage of Drusy

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1. Elements of Chemical and Physical Geology by Gustav Bischof (1855)
"It appears, therefore, that the silicates in drusy cavities are the same as those in the ... When siliceous substances occur in the drusy cavities of rocks, ..."

2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1857)
"There was no other recourse for drusy, the poor thing, ... She could get such things whenever she wished ; and drusy did not even suspect her this time ..."

3. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"... Structures — Amygdales, Geodes, drusy Cavities. Concretionary Structures may occur in almost any kind of derivative rock. Sometimes they affect the mass ..."

4. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"... Structures — Amygdales, Geodes, drusy Cavities. Concretionary Structures may occur in almost any kind of derivative rock. Sometimes they affect the mass ..."

5. A Dictionary of Chemistry: On the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's, in which the ...by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson (1821)
"Surface of the cells drusy. fracture flat conchoidal. It occurs in veins at Johanngeorgenstadt in Saxony. c. Rhomboidal vitrail, or green vitriol. ..."

6. A System of Mineralogy: Including an Extended Treatise on Crystallography by James Dwight Dana (1837)
"If the surface of the globular masses is rough with minute terminations of small crystals, it is described as drusy. This term is also applied to other ..."

7. Report of Progress for by Geological Survey of Canada (1879)
"... out or squeezed into the curious forms which it now presents, during the folding or crumpling of the enclosing rocks. drusy cavities do not seem to "msy ..."

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