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diatomaceous earth

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

  • n. A light-colored porous rock composed of the shells of diatoms.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A light soil consisting of siliceous diatom remains and often used as a filtering material or microabrasive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a deposit of fine, usually white, siliceous material, composed mainly of the shells of the microscopic plants called diatoms; also called infusorial earth, kieselguhr, and diatomite. It is used in polishing powder, and in the manufacture of dynamite.

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

  • n. a light soil consisting of siliceous diatom remains and often used as a filtering material

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