Definition of Evaporite

1. Noun. The sediment that is left after the evaporation of seawater.

Generic synonyms: Deposit, Sediment
Substance meronyms: Brine, Saltwater, Seawater



Definition of Evaporite

1. Noun. The salty, crusty, sediment that remains after sea water evaporates. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Evaporite

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Evaporite

evaporate
evaporated
evaporated milk
evaporates
evaporating
evaporation
evaporations
evaporative
evaporative cooler
evaporative cooling
evaporatively
evaporator
evaporators
evaporimeter
evaporimeters
evaporite (current term)
evaporites
evaporitic
evaporometer
evaporometers
evapotranspiration
evapotranspirational
evapotranspiratlon
evapotranspirator
evapourate
evar
evasible
evasion
evasional
evasions

Literary usage of Evaporite

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1. United Arab Emirates: A New Perspective by Ibrahim Abed, Peter Hellyer (2001)
"... GL 'Carbonate-evaporite sequences of the Late Jurassic, southern and south-western Arabian Gulf", American Association Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, ..."

2. Managing Water for Peace in the Middle East; Alternative Strategies by Masahiro Murakami (1995)
"The thick evaporite series of Late Miocene (?) to Pliocene age in the Dead Sea area may demonstrate the gradual decrease and termination of marine ..."

3. The Geological Record Of Ecological Dynamics: Understanding The Biotic by National Academies Press (U.S.) (2005)
"... heavy metals Human disturbance and toxins evaporite minerals Evaporation rates Authigenic minerals such as Productivity phosphorites and ..."

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