Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to oölite; composed of oölite; resembling oölite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to oölite; composed of, or resembling, oölite.

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  • adjective geology Made up of, or containing oolites
  • adjective dated, 19th century Of a prehistoric era; Jurassic.
  • noun An oolite.
  • noun dated, 19th century A prehistoric era; the Jurassic.

Etymologies

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oolite +‎ -ic

Examples

  • The tower is constructed of roughly cut and shaped blocks of oolitic limestone Ottaway 2004, p.142.

    Kings of Lindsey

  • Magnesian limestone is a higher quality building stone than oolitic limestone because it can be cut in any direction and to any size and shape, and is the limestone used to make the facing blocks for the surviving stretches of Roman fortress wall.

    Kings of Lindsey

  • The tower is constructed of roughly cut and shaped blocks of oolitic limestone Ottaway 2004, p.142.

    Archive 2010-09-01

  • The Anglian Tower is built of blocks of oolitic limestone.

    Kings of Lindsey

  • Magnesian limestone is a higher quality building stone than oolitic limestone because it can be cut in any direction and to any size and shape, and is the limestone used to make the facing blocks for the surviving stretches of Roman fortress wall.

    Kings of Lindsey

  • Magnesian limestone is a higher quality building stone than oolitic limestone because it can be cut in any direction and to any size and shape, and is the limestone used to make the facing blocks for the surviving stretches of Roman fortress wall.

    Archive 2010-09-01

  • The Burgundy soil is mainly based on oolitic limestone, upon which both the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes flourish.

    Wine Blogging Wednesday #48: Back to Our Roots

  • All those breasts and bellies, half human, half beast, have their origin in the most ancient of fertility sculptures, the little oolitic limestone Michelin figure of around 24,000 years BC, the so called Willendorf Venus.

    Louise Bourgeois obituary

  • The Anglian Tower is built of blocks of oolitic limestone.

    Archive 2010-09-01

  • The tower is constructed of roughly cut and shaped blocks of oolitic limestone Ottaway 2004, p.142.

    Kings of Lindsey

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