Definition of Rhyolitic

1. Adjective. Pertaining to, or composed of rhyolite ¹



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Definition of Rhyolitic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhyolitic

rhynchocoela
rhyncholite
rhyncholites
rhynchonella
rhynchophora
rhynchophore
rhynchosaur
rhynchosporium
rhynchota
rhyne
rhynes
rhyniophyte
rhyniophytes
rhyolite
rhyolites
rhyolitic (current term)
rhyparia
rhyparography
rhypophagy
rhysimeter
rhysimeters
rhyta
rhythm
rhythm and blues
rhythm and blues musician
rhythm guitar
rhythm guitars
rhythm method of birth control

Literary usage of Rhyolitic

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1. The Tertiary Igneous Rocks of Skye by Alfred Harker (1904)
"In one small area only, situated on the northern border of the Cuillins, has a group of rhyolitic and trachytic rocks been discovered. ..."

2. Reports of Geological Explorations by New Zealand Geological Survey (1883)
"At the battery site on the Waihi Plains an outcrop of rhyolitic lava, consisting of a mixture of pumice and obsidian, occurs associated with these ..."

3. Bulletin by Geological Society of America (1921)
"(5) Basalt surrounds the rhyolitic cones and floods much of the lower ground in ... (6) A second rhyolitic epoch probably gave rise to the lavas that in- ..."

4. The Ancient Volcanoes of Great Britain by Archibald Geikie (1897)
"The rhyolitic conglomerate of Glenarm proves that, in the long period represented by the iron-ore and its associated group of sedimentary deposits, ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists (1869)
"Thus Lassen's Peak has reproduced, during its successive changes, the structural features of existing Andesitic, trachytic, rhyolitic, and basaltic ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1885)
"At any rate, the rhyolitic group is much earlier instead of later than the Caradoc, for Dr. Callaway has shown that the quartzite which flanks the Wrekin is ..."

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