Definition of Conchoidally

1. Adverb. In a conchoidal manner. ¹



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Definition of Conchoidally

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conchoidally

conchifer
conchiferous
conchiform
conchifragous
conchiglie
conching
conchinine
conchiolin
conchite
conchites
conchitic
concho
conchoid
conchoidal
conchoidal bodies
conchoidally (current term)
conchoids
conchological
conchologies
conchologist
conchologists
conchology
conchometry
conchos
conchospiral
conchospirals
conchs
conchy
conchyliometry
conchæ

Literary usage of Conchoidally

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1. British Mineralogy:: Or Coloured Figures Intended to Elucidate the by James Sowerby (1806)
"... although they have a loose appearance, they are so incorporated that they fracture most like a compact glassy substance, conchoidally and irregularly. ..."

2. Research in China by Eliot Blackwelder, Bailey Willis, Rufus Harvey Sargent, Friedrich Hirth (1907)
"Although it breaks at rather distant intervals along parallel planes, it fractures much more often conchoidally. In the thin section this black argillite is ..."

3. Bulletin (1906)
"They consist of dense, very fine-grained, hard, conchoidally-breaking limestone, which rings when struck with a hammer. This rock is of a light-chocolate ..."

4. 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.). (1920)
"The glass rock, the only portion of the underlying Platteville formation known to contain workable ore, is a dense, hard, conchoidally breaking limestone, ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1891)
"... constituent: its color is greenish black and under the ham merit rings sharply and breaks quite conchoidally. The rock is an altered diabase ..."

6. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1920)
"The glass rock, the only portion of the underlying Platteville formation known to contain workable ore, is a dense, hard, conchoidally breaking limestone, ..."

7. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1873)
"21, Sycamore, about eighteen inches of similar compact blue limestone may be seen in the creek, underlain by a blue shale which crumbles conchoidally, ..."

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