from The Century Dictionary.
- Characterized by concretion; formed by concretion; concretional.
- Specifically In geology, consisting of mineral matter which has been collected (either from the surrounding rock or from without) around some center, so as to form a more or less regularly shaped mass.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Pertaining to, or formed by, concretion or aggregation; producing or containing concretions.
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- adjective geology Composed of
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Eventually concretionary measures were imposed and the deficit reduction was not what they had hoped.
Potassium phosphate in concretionary nodules, 328.
Precipitated ammonium phosphate in concretionary nodules, 328.
Nitrogenous organic substances, in Chincha guano, 305; in concretionary nodules, 328.
Ammonium phosphate, in Chincha guano, 305; in concretionary nodules, 328.
Potassium sulphate, in Chincha guano, 305; in concretionary nodules, 328.
The di-calcium salt, Ca_2H_2 (PO_4) _2, occurs in a concretionary form in the ureters and cloaca of the sturgeon, and also in guano.
Basic ammonium phosphate in concretionary nodules, 328.
A peculiar variety occurring as contorted concretionary masses is known as tripe-stone, and a scaly granular variety, from Vulpino, near Bergamo, in Lombardy, as vulpinite; the latter is cut and polished for ornamental purposes.
Chincha guano -- little round concretionary nodules, varying in colour from pure white to dark brown, were occasionally found.