Definition of Aplitic

1. Adjective. Of or related to aplite.

Partainyms: Aplite
Derivative terms: Aplite



Definition of Aplitic

1. aplite [adj] - See also: aplite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aplitic

aplanatic lens
aplanatic points
aplanatism
aplanats
aplasia
aplasias
aplastic
aplastic anaemia
aplastic anemia
aplastic lymph
aplenty
aplite
aplites
aplitic (current term)
aplomb
aplombs
aplotomy
aplowite
aplustre
aplustres
aplyed
aplysia
apna
apnea
apneal
apneas
apneic
apneic oxygenation

Literary usage of Aplitic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1918)
"The contact indicates that the granite was still hot when these intrusions occurred, and the absence of connecting links suggests that the aplitic material ..."

2. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1918)
"The contact indicates that the granite was still hot when these intrusions occurred, and the absence of connecting links suggests that the aplitic material ..."

3. Igneous Rocks: Composition, Texture and Classification, Description and by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1913)
"In places it is pegmatitic and is traversed by dikes of granitic pegmatite and sodic granite- aplite, also by dikes of aplitic gabbro or ..."

4. Geology of the Marysville Mining District, Montana: A Study of Igneous by Joseph Barrell (1907)
"The next group to be considered comprises those dikes or sills which by cutting the rock of the batholith itself or associated dikes of aplitic granite show ..."

5. Technology Quarterly and Proceedings of the Society of Arts by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Society of Arts (1901)
"... the latter consist of granitic and aplitic types belonging to a later period of eruption and in no way connected genetically with the Monhegan mass. ..."

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