Definition of Schistosity

1. n. The quality or state of being schistose.



Definition of Schistosity

1. Noun. (geology) The quality or state of being schistose. ¹

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Definition of Schistosity

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Medical Definition of Schistosity

1. The quality or state of being schistose. Origin: Cf. F. Schistosite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schistosity

schistatin
schistic
schisto-
schistocystis
schistocyte
schistocytes
schistocytic
schistocytosis
schistorrhachis
schistose
schistosities
schistosity (current term)
schistosoma
schistosoma haematobium
schistosoma japonicum
schistosoma mansoni
schistosomal
schistosomal dermatitis
schistosomatidae
schistosome
schistosome dermatitis
schistosome granuloma
schistosomes
schistosomia
schistosomiases
schistosomiasis

Literary usage of Schistosity

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1. Economic Geology by Heinrich Ries (1910)
"—Section illustrating conditions of flow from foliation and schistosity planes. A, Foliation plane feeding flowing well 1. (After Fuller.) Fie 2. ..."

2. Manual of the Geology of Connecticut by William North Rice, Herbert Ernest Gregory (1908)
"No shales are found in the crystallines, but slates are developed in several places. Origin of schistosity.— We may now inquire briefly how schistosity and ..."

3. Geology Applied to Mining: A Concise Summary of the Chief Geological by Josiah Edward Spurr (1904)
"THE DISTINCTION BETWEEN BEDDING, CLEAVAGE, schistosity, AND GNEISSIC STRUCTURE. What are cleavage-planes? When any rock, but particularly a shale, ..."

4. The Geology and Ore Deposits of the Virgilina District of Virginia and North by Francis Baker Laney (1917)
"FOLDING AND DEVELOPMENT OF schistosity. Following the consolidation of the rocks after an unknown interval, dynamic forces again became prominent, ..."

5. The Gabbros and Associated Rocks at Preston, Connecticut by Gerald Francis Loughlin (1912)
"schistosity. Where evidences of stratification, such as calcareous, graphitic, ... Thus, if schistosity is parallel to the bedding along the limb of a fold, ..."

6. Bulletin by Geological Survey of Georgia (1918)
"The method by which bands, beds, veins, or other structures may cross the schistosity of the rock at an angle, while appearing to be conformable ..."

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