Definition of Monticules

1. monticule [n] - See also: monticule



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monticules

month to date
monther
monthlies
monthling
monthlings
monthlong
months mind
monthslong
monticellite
monticle
monticles
monticulate
monticule
monticules (current term)
monticulous
monticulus
monties
montiform
montigenous
montmorillonite
montmorillonites
montoir
montoirs
monton
montre
montres
montroseite
montross

Literary usage of Monticules

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1. Elements of Geology: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader by Joseph LeConte (1896)
"monticules.—Eruptions occur not only from the summit-crater, ... There are about GOO monticules on Etna—one of them over 700 feet high (Jukes). ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"... the volcanic cones there are generally low, and yet from these little monticules great floods of lava have issued, forming wide volcanic plains. ..."

3. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1913)
"tended sections cut the frequent monticules at all angles and appear like panels of curly maple. " In specimens which break along the ..."

4. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1902)
"The surface is studded with large rounded stellate monticules which are ... monticules usually well elevated, never conical, somewhat spreading at the base. ..."

5. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1913)
"tended sections cut the frequent monticules at all angles and appear like panels of curly maple. " In specimens which break along the ..."

6. On the Structure and Affinities of the "Tabulate Corals" of the Palaeozoic by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1879)
"5 a) present some peculiar difficulties of preparation, owing to the irregularity of the surface due to the monticules, but when properly made, ..."

7. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1893)
"Young's Quarries only forms with low monticules and thin fronds have been found. Low monticules also predominate in the upper shaly courses at Huffman's. ..."

8. The School of Mines Quarterly by Columbia University School of Chemistry (1907)
"With strongly elevated monticules, few mesopores and numerous diaphragms. ... Branches more slender than preceding and with less prominent monticules, ..."

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