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- n. Plural form of slickenside.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The smooth, striated, or partially polished surfaces of a fissure or seam, supposed to have been produced by the sliding of one surface on another.
- n. A variety of galena found in Derbyshire, England.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In mining, polished and striated surfaces of the rock, often seen on the walls of fissure-veins, and the result of motion. under immense pressure, of parts of the country-rock, or of the mass of the vein itself.
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