Definition of Spilite

1. Noun. (geology) a very fine-grained igneous rock, resembling an altered basalt, containing feldspar together with chlorite, calcite, and epidote etc ¹



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Definition of Spilite

1. igneous rock [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spilite

spikier
spikiest
spikily
spikiness
spikinesses
spiking
spiks
spiky
spile
spiled
spiles
spilikin
spilikins
spiling
spilings
spilite (current term)
spilites
spilitic
spill
spill blood
spill ink
spill one's guts
spill out
spill over
spill the beans
spillable
spillage
spillages
spilled

Literary usage of Spilite

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1. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1838)
"... without any new designation, to that which one of us, the reporters, has long ago denominated spilite.* At the same time the minette does present, ..."

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