Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of stalagmite.

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Examples

  • I believe that specific formation is caused by a bunch of thin stalagmites and stalagtites joining against the wall to create that effect.

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  • The crust which is often deposited by waters which have drained through limestone rocks, in the form of what are called stalagmites and stalactites, is carbonate of lime.

    Autobiography and Selected Essays

  • The crust which is often deposited by waters which have drained through limestone rocks, in the form of what are called stalagmites and stalactites, is carbonate of lime.

    Autobiography and Selected Essays

  • The crust which is often deposited by waters which have drained through limestone rocks, in the form of what are called stalagmites and stalactites, is carbonate of lime.

    The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VI (of X)—Great Britain and Ireland IV

  • Meanwhile, the water which drips on to the floor also leaves some carbonate of lime where it falls, and this forms a pillar, growing up towards the roof, and often the hanging stalactites and the rising pillars (called stalagmites) meet in the middle and form one column.

    The Fairy-Land of Science

  • The crust which is often deposited by waters which have drained through limestone rocks, in the form of what are called stalagmites and stalactites, is carbonate of lime.

    Young Folks' Library, Volume XI (of 20) Wonders of Earth, Sea and Sky

  • The crust which is often deposited by waters which have drained through limestone rocks, in the form of what are called stalagmites and stalactites, is carbonate of lime.

    Lay Sermons, Addresses and Reviews

  • The crust which is often deposited by waters which have drained through limestone rocks, in the form of what are called stalagmites and stalactites, is carbonate of lime.

    Autobiography and Selected Essays

  • Farther away, on the other side of the graveyard, pipes rise from a slab like slender stalagmites.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • They stumbled through the passage that Caithe had found, trading the terrors of an underground river for the annoyance of stalactites hitting their faces and stalagmites jamming their toes.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

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