Definition of Granites

1. Noun. (plural of granite) ¹



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Definition of Granites

1. granite [n] - See also: granite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Granites

grangerize
grangerized
grangerizes
grangerizing
grangers
granges
graniferous
graniform
granilla
granins
granisetron
granita
granitas
granite
granitelike
granites (current term)
graniteware
granitewares
granitic
granitical
granitification
granitiform
granitoid
granivore
granivores
granivorous
grannam
grannams
grannie
grannied

Literary usage of Granites

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1. Bulletin (1884)
"They were beginning to learn that instead of the granites being the substrata of the globe, ... After speaking of the probable age of New England granites, ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"In the vicinity of intrusive granites slates become converted into ... Where exposed in cliffs and other natural sections many granites have a rudely ..."

3. Building Stones and Clays: Their Origin, Characters and Examination by Edwin Clarence Eckel (1912)
"Alabama: Watson, TL granites of the southeastern Atlantic States. Bull. ... Georgia: Watson, TL Preliminary report on the granites of Georgia. Bull. ..."

4. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1906)
"The granites of the coastal plain region show considerable range in ... In composition they are all biotite granites, the Elm City area in Wilson and ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1869)
"Notes of a Comparison of the granites of Cornwall and Devonshire with those ... The granites of Monroe are eruptive, and can be proved to contain al- bite ..."

6. Petrology for Students: An Introduction to the Study of Rocks Under the by Alfred Harker (1897)
"With the granites we shall also include certain rocks (aplite, pegmatite, greisen) associated with granites but differing from them in important structural ..."

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