Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of igneous rock that has a radial, fanlike texture of crystals; a hippurite

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hippurite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A member of the genus Radiolites.
  • n. A variety of natrolite, occurring in radiated forms in the zircon-syenite of southern Norway.
  • n. In petrography, the name given by Boričky (1882) to spherulites with radial arrangement of component crystals.

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Examples

  • In drawing his weapon to him, Buck's eyes had fallen on his wrist-watch, the radiolite hands of which indicated twenty minutes after twelve.

    Shoe-Bar Stratton

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