Definition of Selenitic

1. a. Of or pertaining to selenite; resembling or containing selenite.



Definition of Selenitic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Selenitic

selenhydric
selenhydric acid
selenian
selenic
selenic acid
selenide
selenides
seleniferous
seleninic
seleninic acid
selenio-
selenious
selenite
selenites
selenitian
selenitic (current term)
selenitical
selenium
selenium cell
selenium compounds
selenium deficiency
selenium excess
selenium poisoning
selenium radioisotopes
selenium sulfide
selenium transferase
seleniums
seleniuret
seleniureted
seleniurets

Literary usage of Selenitic

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1. Notes on Building Construction: Arranged to Meet the Requirements of the by Henry Fidler, Great Britain Dept. of Science and Art (1889)
"2d, Gradually add to the water in the tub 2 bushels of prepared selenitic lime, which must be kept well-stirred until thoroughly- mixed with the water to ..."

2. Cements, Limes, and Plasters: Their Materials, Manufacture, and Properties by Edwin Clarence Eckel (1922)
"Tensile strength of plain hydraulic and selenitic limes. ... A number of selenitic limes were tested for compressive strength by Grant, the results being ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1873)
"HYD SCOTT, CB On tlie selenitic Method of 'making Mortar. By Maj.-Gen. HYD Scorr, CB On an Apparatus for testing tlte Water-stopping ..."

4. Metallurgy: The Art of Extracting Metals from Their Ores by John Percy (1880)
"The selenitic part of the substance may be dissolved out without difficulty by distilled water: by the ..."

5. Metallurgy: The Art of Extracting Metals from Their Ores by John Percy (1880)
"... three distinct cleavages of selenite, though it cannot, like it, be separated into thin leaves, and is harder than selenite. The selenitic part of the ..."

6. Calcareous Cements: Their Nature, Manufacture & Uses with Some Observations by Gilbert Richard Redgrave, Charles Spackman (1905)
"Discovery of Scott's Cement—Faraday's Opinion on the Theory of this Cement—First Patent for Scott's Cement—Influence of Sulphur on Lime- selenitic ..."

7. Calcareous Cements: Their Nature, Manufacture & Uses with Some Observations by Gilbert Richard Redgrave, Charles Spackman (1905)
"Discovery of Scott's Cement—Faraday's Opinion on the Theory of this Cement—First Patent for Scott's Cement—Influence of Sulphur on Lime— selenitic ..."

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