Definition of Schists

1. Noun. (plural of schist) ¹



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Definition of Schists

1. schist [n] - See also: schist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schists

schistosomia
schistosomiases
schistosomiasis
schistosomiasis haematobia
schistosomiasis haematobium
schistosomiasis japonica
schistosomiasis mansoni
schistosomiasis mekongi
schistosomicidal
schistosomicide
schistosomicides
schistosomulum
schistosternia
schistothorax
schistous
schists (current term)
schizamnion
schizandra
schizanthus
schizaxon
schizencephalic
schizier
schiziest
schizo
schizo-
schizo-affective
schizo-affective psychosis
schizoaffective
schizoanalysis
schizoanalyst

Literary usage of Schists

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1897)
"The schists occur on the periphery •of a great granite mass, ... with a foliation produced by pressure, but in this case aa in the case of the schists ..."

2. The Data of Geochemistry by Frank Wigglesworth Clarke (1908)
"A great variety of other schists, corresponding to the variations in the sediments themselves, have received special descriptive names. Graphite schists ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1903)
"The Evidence of the Hydrothermal Metamorphism of the schists of South Devon. By AR HUNT, FGS The author contends that a dominant cause of alteration in the ..."

4. Text-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1903)
"Subsequently K. Koch proposed to regard the crystalline schists of the Taunus as Cambrian (Huronian),4 and they have been indicated on the Geological Survey ..."

5. Report by Tasmania Dept. of Mines (1897)
"There are clay slates, glossy with mica ; these sn? trae phyllites. There are siliceous schists, which have resulted from the foliation of sandstones ..."

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