Definition of Pisolitic

1. a. Composed of, containing, or resembling, pisolite.



Definition of Pisolitic

1. Adjective. (minerology) Composed of, containing, or resembling pisolite. ¹

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Definition of Pisolitic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Pisolitic

1. Composed of, containing, or resembling, pisolite. Origin: Cf. F. Pisolithique. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pisolitic

pishu
pisiform
pisiform bone
pisiforms
pisketti
piskies
pisky
pismires
piso
pisohamate ligament
pisolite
pisolites
pisolith
pisoliths
pisolitic (current term)
pisometacarpal ligament
pisonia
pisonias
pisos
pisotriquetral joint
pisounciform ligament
pisouncinate ligament

Literary usage of Pisolitic

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1. Bulletin by Geological Survey of Georgia (1904)
"The pisolitic differs from the pebble type of ore in the size of ... The oolitic differs from the pisolitic type, by a decrease in size of the concretions. ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1908)
"... areas of high temperature and crust-weakness from age to age as the site of sedimentary accumulation changes. 3. On the pisolitic Iron Ores of Wales. ..."

3. Engineering Geology: By Heinrich Ries and Thomas L. Watson by Heinrich Ries, Thomas Leonard Watson (1914)
"pisolitic structure. Flo. 2. — Fossiliferous limestone, showing longitudinal and transverse sections of crinoid stems. ..."

4. A Manual of Elementary Geology: Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1857)
"Lapse of time between the Cretaceous and Eocene periods—Whether certain formations in Belgium and France are of intermediate age—pisolitic limestone ..."

5. A Manual of Elementary Geology; Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1865)
"Lapse of time between the Cretaceous and Eocene periods—Whether certain formations in Belgium and France are of intermediate age—pisolitic limestone ..."

6. Metamorphic Geology: A Text-book by Charles Kenneth Leith, Warren Judson Mead (1915)
"Origin of the pisolitic or oolitic structure. This peculiar structure which appears to be common to bauxite the world over, has been adequately described by ..."

7. Elements of Geology; Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1866)
"Lapse of time between the Cretaceous and Eocene periods—Whether certain formations in Belgium and France are of intermediate age—pisolitic ..."

8. Metamorphic Geology: A Text-book by Charles Kenneth Leith, Warren Judson Mead (1915)
"Origin of the pisolitic or oolitic structure. This peculiar structure which appears to be common to bauxite the world ovor, has been adequately described by ..."

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