Definition of Quartzose

1. Adjective. Relating to or made of quartz.

Partainyms: Quartz



Definition of Quartzose

1. a. Containing, or resembling, quartz; partaking of the nature or qualities of quartz.

Definition of Quartzose

1. Adjective. Pertaining to quartz; made of quartz. ¹

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Definition of Quartzose

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Quartzose

1. Containing, or resembling, quartz; partaking of the nature or qualities of quartz. Origin: Cf. F. Quartzeux, G. Quarzig. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quartzose

quartzes
quartzier
quartziest
quartziferous
quartzine
quartzines
quartzing
quartzite
quartzites
quartzitic
quartzless
quartzlike
quartzofeldspathic
quartzoid
quartzoids
quartzose (current term)
quartzous
quartzy
quaruba
quarubas
quas
quasar
quasarlike
quasars
quases
quash
quashable
quashed
quashee
quashees

Literary usage of Quartzose

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1830)
"tree, selenes, bound together with a coarse and quartzose sand. ... These shells are free, filled with a yellow quartzose sand, and seem to depend on the ..."

2. Geology of Wisconsin: Survey of 1873-1879 by Wisconsin Chief Geologist (1880)
"They are subdivided into: A. Magnetites, and magnetic quartzose and ... C. Limonitic quartzose ores and rocks, often containing ..."

3. Geological Excursions; Or, The Rudiments of Geology for Young Learners by Alexander Winchell (1884)
"It is time to get together all our specimens of quartzose rocks. There are endless varieties, ... What is the most compact variety of quartzose rocks ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"... being interrupted on the east by the older limestone formations, and on the north by the quartzose and conglomerate or pudding-stone formations of the ..."

5. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1820)
"Vitreous quartzose tubes of the Senner-Heath.—In the second volume of the Transactions of the Geological Society of London, there is a particular ..."

6. Annual Report by New Jersey Geological Survey, New Jersey State Geologist (1856)
"... and generally inclining towards the northeast, at an angle varying from the horizontal to 45 deg. MICACEOUS (GNEISS) HORNBLENDE, quartzose, AND FELD- ..."

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