Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Consisting of or relating to stone or rock.
  • adj. Of or relating to lithium.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to stone; as, lithic architecture.
  • adj. of, or relating to lithium
  • n. A stone tool or projectile

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to stone.
  • adj. Pertaining to the formation of uric-acid concretions (stone) in the bladder and other parts of the body.
  • adj. Pertaining to or denoting lithium or some of its compounds.
  • n. A medicine which tends to prevent stone in the bladder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or consisting of stone.
  • Pertaining to stone in the bladder; uric.
  • Consisting of or related to the element lithium.
  • n. A remedy supposed to cause the solution of stone in the bladder or kidney.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or composed of stone
  • adj. of or containing lithium

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Examples

  • A kind of lithic blogtool, predating and post-dating the stelae, the tombstone and the electronic tablet.

    Killer View

  • Archaeological sites such as lithic scatters, food-processing sites, rock shelters, village sites, petroglyphs, and pictographs are found in the monument.

    Proclamation On Giant Sequoia National Monument

  • As I said, Stonehenge is only one of many lithic monuments made by humans.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • Meanwhile, there is strong evidence that humans erected Stonehenge, just like humans have erected many other lithic monuments.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • With Stonehenge, it looks like other human lithic monuments, sculpted (with chisel marks perhaps), but long before humans existed.

    After thoughts on Barr

  • Zach: With Stonehenge, it looks like other human lithic monuments, sculpted (with chisel marks perhaps), but long before humans existed.

    After thoughts on Barr

  • Concerning the hypothesis that Stonehenge was made by humans, we can compare it to other human-made lithic monuments, look for evidence of human manufacture, seek signs of human habitation, determine whether humans had the means and opportunity, etc.

    After thoughts on Barr

  • Dudley remarked later in a report that the chert materials “represent the entire lithic reduction sequence core, primary, secondary, tertiary, and micro flakes.”

    Bird Cloud

  • Underfoot everywhere were thousands of flakes and larger fractured chunks, discarded small cutting tools and hammerstones.29 Dudley called this a “lithic procurement site.”

    Bird Cloud

  • The lithic debris was primarily moss agate, a cream-colored chert and the root-beer-colored chert from the four quarries on the property.

    Bird Cloud

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