Definitions

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  • adj. Relating to or resembling perlite, or pearlstone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Relating to or resembling perlite, or pearlstone. See pearlite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Resembling or pertaining to perlite.

Etymologies

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perlite +‎ -ic

Examples

  • Long-buried glassy lavas devitrify, or pass to a stony condition, under the unceasing action of underground waters; but their flow lines and perlitic and spherulitic structures remain to tell of their original state.

    The Elements of Geology

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