Definition of Smectitic

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smectitic

smearier
smeariest
smearily
smeariness
smearing
smearings
smearproof
smears
smeary
smeath
smeaths
smectic
smectics
smectite
smectites
smectitic (current term)
smectogen
smectogens
smeddum
smeddums
smee
smeech
smeeched
smeeches
smeeching
smeek
smeeked
smeeking
smeeks
smees

Literary usage of Smectitic

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1. Engineered Barrier Systems (EBS) in the Context of the Entire Safety Case by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, European Commission (2003)
"For salt, crushed salt and salt blocks will be used for backfilling and sealing, and for crystalline rock and clay, smectitic clay is a primary candidate. ..."

2. Fluid Flow Through Faults and Fractures in Argillaceous Formations by Nuclear Energy Agency (1998)
"... permeability evolution through their effects on clay fabric, we report here on a parallel series of consolidation and shear experiments upon a smectitic ..."

3. Thirsty Cities: Urban Environments and Water Supply in Latin Americaby Danilo J. Anton by Danilo J. Anton (1993)
"... feldspar into smectitic clays) pressure condition of an aquifer allowing free flow of water to at least ground level volcanic rock consisting mainly of ..."

4. Soil Physics and Rice by International Rice Research Institute (1985)
"Marine soils are predominantly smectitic and riverine soils are kaolinitic. Rice yields average 3 — 5 t/ha on marine soils and 2 — 3t/ha on riverine soils. ..."

5. Ceramicus Redivivus: The Early Iron Age Potters' Field in the Area of the by John K. Papadopoulos (2003)
"... (2) smectitic minerals dehydrated during the second step; (3) dehydroxylation of the silicate lattice occurred during the third step; (4) carbon dioxide ..."

6. Characterizing and Understanding Rainfed Environments by T. P. Tuong (2000)
"The smectitic clay minerals in the soils often make them difficult to till, particularly when water is inadequate early in the rainy season. ..."

7. Proceedings of the Second Temperate Rice Conference by B Hardy, J E Hill (2002)
"The Maxwell field study began in the fall of 1993 and the Biggs study in the fall of 1994. The Maxwell soil is classified as a fine, smectitic, superactive, ..."

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