Definition of Magnesian

1. a. Pertaining to, characterized by, or containing, magnesia or magnesium.



Definition of Magnesian

1. Noun. An inhabitant or a resident of Magnesia. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or relating to Magnesia. ¹

3. Adjective. Containing magnesia ¹

4. Adjective. (minerology) Describing minerals containing magnesium ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Magnesian

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Magnesian

1. Pertaining to, characterised by, or containing, magnesia or magnesium. Magnesian limestone. See Dolomite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Magnesian

magnanimity
magnanimous
magnanimously
magnanimousness
magnascope
magnate
magnates
magnatraction
magnelium
magnes
magnesemia
magneses
magnesia
magnesia and alumina oral suspension
magnesia magma
magnesian (current term)
magnesias
magnesic
magnesiferous
magnesio-
magnesioaubertite
magnesiocarpholite
magnesiochloritoid
magnesiochromite
magnesiocoulsonite
magnesiodumortierite
magnesioferrite
magnesiofoitite
magnesiohastingsite
magnesiohornblende

Literary usage of Magnesian

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1. Chemical and Geological Essays by Thomas Sterry Hunt (1875)
"magnesian carbonates in the crystalline schists is explained, as marking portions of one continuous process. The formation of these mineral waters depends ..."

2. Philosophical Magazine (1830)
"The sandstone beneath the magnesian limestone, besides being a member of our strata, with which we were not before acquainted, is one of considerable ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"Fulwell Hill, Quarry in magnesian Limestone . 3740 (1!IJ) Fulwell Hill, Quarry in magnesian Limestone . 3741 (182) Fulwell Hill, Quarry in magnesian ..."

4. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1893)
"During the writer's study of the iron ores of Missouri, the question as to the position of the iron ores relative to the magnesian or Ozark series became ..."

5. Cements, Limes, and Plasters: Their Materials, Manufacture, and Properties by Edwin Clarence Eckel (1922)
"magnesian Limestones as Sources of Magnesia. Highly magnesian limestones, approaching dolomite in composition, may be regarded as possible sources of ..."

6. Geology of Wisconsin: Survey of 1873-1879 by Wisconsin Chief Geologist (1883)
"It is the of the Lower magnesian limestone equivalent of the Calciferous sandrock of ... Formation, a cherty magnesian limestone, from 65 to 250 feet thick, ..."

7. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"It occurs abundantly in many altered rocks aa • pseudomorph after some of the anhydrous magnesian silicate«, ilso as a massive rock forming huge beds often ..."

8. Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by William Buckland (1836)
"Examples of the Fishes of the magnesian limestone of the north of England, are described and figured by Professor Sedgwick, in the Geol. ..."

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