Definition of Tufas

1. Noun. (plural of tufa) ¹



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Definition of Tufas

1. tufa [n] - See also: tufa

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tufas

tucum
tucuma
tucumas
tucutuco
tucutucos
tucuxi
tucuxis
tuditanomorph
tuditanomorphs
tudung
tudungs
tue
tuet
tufa
tufaceous
tufas (current term)
tuff
tuffaceous
tuffe
tuffes
tuffet
tuffets
tuffoon
tuffoons
tuffs
tuffstone body
tufoli
tuft
tuft-taffeta
tufted

Literary usage of Tufas

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1. Investigations of Infra-red Spectra by William Weber Coblentz (1908)
"These tufas are regularly stratified and are upraised. They are probably pre-Tertiary or Cretaceous in age, the equivalents in this respect of the ..."

2. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"... lavas, and tufas of various qualities and colours, as g-een, yellow, black, ... acid vapour converts all which it penetrates, whether lavas, tufas, ..."

3. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by Royal Society of Edinburgh, Wernerian Natural History Society (1823)
"It was without doubt, also, at a very remote epoch, that the calcareous tufas were formed, which we see on the western side of Bloksberg, and which are ..."

4. Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and by Joseph Henry, Spencer Fullerton Baird, United States War Dept, United States Army. Corps of Engineers (1856)
"CANON OF PSUC-SBE-QUE CREEK PICTURESQUE APPEARANCE OF THE COLORED tufas AND ... Below this stratum we find a series of volcanic marls, tufas, ..."

5. A Practical Essay on the Analysis of Minerals: Exemplifying the Best Methods by Friedrich Christian Accum (1809)
"... are all the varieties of what are commonly called lime-stones, chalks, marbles, stalactites, pearl-spars, marls, testaceous tufas, swine stone, &c. ..."

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