Definition of Psammites

1. Noun. (plural of psammite) ¹



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Definition of Psammites

1. psammite [n] - See also: psammite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psammites

psalmody
psalmograph
psalmography
psalmwriter
psalmwriters
psalter
psalteria
psalterial
psalteries
psalterium
psalters
psaltery
psaltries
psaltry
psammite
psammites (current term)
psammitic
psammology
psammoma
psammomas
psammomatous
psammon
psammons
psammophile
psammophiles
psammophilous
psammophyte
psammophytes
psammosere
psammoseres

Literary usage of Psammites

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1. A History of Greek Mathematics by Thomas Little Heath (1921)
"The Sand-reckoner (psammites or Arenarius). I have already described in a previous chapter the remarkable system, explained in this treatise and in a lost ..."

2. A Treatise on Rocks, Rock-weathering and Soils by George Perkins Merrill (1906)
"(1) ROCKS COMPOSED MAINLY OF INORGANIC MATERIAL. (1) The Arenaceous Group: psammites. — Arenaceous, from the Latin ..."

3. Research in China by Eliot Blackwelder, Bailey Willis, Rufus Harvey Sargent, Friedrich Hirth, Charles Doolittle Walcott (1907)
"psammites. Dense white quartzite, No. 74.—This fine-grained pure quartzite lies conformably above the conglomerate just described. ..."

4. A Practical and Scientific Treatise on Calcareous Mortars and Cements by Louis-Joseph Vicat (1837)
"... a circumstance which enables us to build it up into vaults, in the same way as lime, to burn it," &c. The conversion of the schistose psammites into ..."

5. History and Uses of Limestones and Marbles by Sarah Maria Burnham (1883)
"... and interstratified with the psammites of Condroz, is quarried for ornamental uses. The Carboniferous system is well displayed by its grand masses of ..."

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