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Definition of Siliceous

Siliceous a. means: Of or pertaining to silica; containing silica, or partaking of its nature.

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Siliceous a. means: Of or pertaining to silica; containing silica, or partaking of its nature.

Meaning of Siliceous

Siliceous (a.) means: Of or pertaining to silica; containing silica, or partaking of its nature.

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Calcareo-siliceous (a.): Consisting of, or containing calcareous and siliceous earths.

Silicious (a.): See Siliceous.

Jaspilite (n.): A compact siliceous rock resembling jasper.

Spiculispongiae (n. pl.): A division of sponges including those which have independent siliceous spicules.

Trichite (n.): A delicate, hairlike siliceous spicule, found in certain sponges.

Spongilla (n.): A genus of siliceous spongea found in fresh water.

Hexactinelline (a.): Belonging to the Hexactinellinae, a group of sponges, having six-rayed siliceous spicules.

Frustule (n.): The siliceous shell of a diatom. It is composed of two valves, one overlapping the other, like a pill box and its cover.

Itacolumite (n.): A laminated, granular, siliceous rocks, often occurring in regions where the diamond is found.

Bloodstone (n.): A green siliceous stone sprinkled with red jasper, as if with blood; hence the name; -- called also heliotrope.

Amphidisc (n.): A peculiar small siliceous spicule having a denticulated wheel at each end; -- found in freshwater sponges.

Halichondriae (n. pl.): An order of sponges, having simple siliceous spicules and keratose fibers; -- called also Keratosilicoidea.

Hyalospongia (n. pl.): An order of vitreous sponges, having glassy six-rayed, siliceous spicules; -- called also Hexactinellinae.

Silicoidea (n. pl.): An extensive order of Porifera, which includes those that have the skeleton composed mainly of siliceous fibers or spicules.

Tetractinellida (n. pl.): A division of Spongiae in which the spicules are siliceous and have four branches diverging at right angles. Called also Tetractinellinae.

Spicule (n.): Any small calcareous or siliceous body found in the tissues of various invertebrate animals, especially in sponges and in most Alcyonaria.

Hornstone (n.): A siliceous stone, a variety of quartz, closely resembling flint, but more brittle; -- called also chert.

Spongiolite (n.): One of the microsporic siliceous spicules which occur abundantly in the texture of sponges, and are sometimes found fossil, as in flints.

Suberite (n.): Any sponge of the genus Suberites and allied genera. These sponges have a fine and compact texture, and contain minute siliceous spicules.

Ventriculite (n.): Any one of numerous species of siliceous fossil sponges belonging to Ventriculites and allied genera, characteristic of the Cretaceous period.

Argentine (n.): A siliceous variety of calcite, or carbonate of lime, having a silvery-white, pearly luster, and a waving or curved lamellar structure.

Radiolaria (n. pl.): Order of rhizopods, usually having a siliceous skeleton, or shell, and sometimes radiating spicules. The pseudopodia project from the body like rays. It includes the polycystines. See Polycystina.

Euplectella (n.): A genus of elegant, glassy sponges, consisting of interwoven siliceous fibers, and growing in the form of a cornucopia; -- called also Venus's flower-basket.

Gannister (n.): A refractory material consisting of crushed or ground siliceous stone, mixed with fire clay; -- used for lining Bessemer converters; also used for macadamizing roads.

Kieselguhr (n.): Siliceous earth; specifically, porous infusorial earth, used as an absorbent of nitroglycerin in the manufacture of dynamite.

Siliceous (a.): Of or pertaining to silica; containing silica, or partaking of its nature.

Tripoli (n.): An earthy substance originally brought from Tripoli, used in polishing stones and metals. It consists almost wholly of the siliceous shells of diatoms.

Tiger-eye (n.): A siliceous stone of a yellow color and chatoyant luster, obtained in South Africa and much used for ornament. It is an altered form of the mineral crocidolite. See Crocidolite.

Diatom (n.): One of the Diatomaceae, a family of minute unicellular Algae having a siliceous covering of great delicacy, each individual multiplying by spontaneous division. By some authors diatoms are called Bacillariae, but this word is not in general use.

Conglomerate (n.): A rock, composed or rounded fragments of stone cemented together by another mineral substance, either calcareous, siliceous, or argillaceous; pudding stone; -- opposed to agglomerate. See Breccia.

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Meaning of Calcareo-siliceous

Calcareo-siliceous means: Consisting of, or containing calcareous and siliceous earths.

Meaning of Silicious

Silicious means: See Siliceous.

Meaning of Jaspilite

Jaspilite means: A compact siliceous rock resembling jasper.

Meaning of Spiculispongiae

Spiculispongiae means: A division of sponges including those which have independent siliceous spicules.

Meaning of Trichite

Trichite means: A delicate, hairlike siliceous spicule, found in certain sponges.

Meaning of Spongilla

Spongilla means: A genus of siliceous spongea found in fresh water.

Meaning of Hexactinelline

Hexactinelline means: Belonging to the Hexactinellinae, a group of sponges, having six-rayed siliceous spicules.

Meaning of Frustule

Frustule means: The siliceous shell of a diatom. It is composed of two valves, one overlapping the other, like a pill box and its cover.

Meaning of Itacolumite

Itacolumite means: A laminated, granular, siliceous rocks, often occurring in regions where the diamond is found.

Meaning of Bloodstone

Bloodstone means: A green siliceous stone sprinkled with red jasper, as if with blood; hence the name; -- called also heliotrope.

Meaning of Amphidisc

Amphidisc means: A peculiar small siliceous spicule having a denticulated wheel at each end; -- found in freshwater sponges.

Meaning of Halichondriae

Halichondriae means: An order of sponges, having simple siliceous spicules and keratose fibers; -- called also Keratosilicoidea.

Meaning of Hyalospongia

Hyalospongia means: An order of vitreous sponges, having glassy six-rayed, siliceous spicules; -- called also Hexactinellinae.

Meaning of Silicoidea

Silicoidea means: An extensive order of Porifera, which includes those that have the skeleton composed mainly of siliceous fibers or spicules.

Meaning of Tetractinellida

Tetractinellida means: A division of Spongiae in which the spicules are siliceous and have four branches diverging at right angles. Called also Tetractinellinae.

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Meaning of Napery

Napery means: Table linen; also, linen clothing, or linen in general.

Meaning of Roguery

Roguery means: The practices of a rogue; knavish tricks; cheating; fraud; dishonest practices.

Meaning of Run

Run means: To flow, as a liquid; to ascend or descend; to course; as, rivers run to the sea; sap runs up in the spring; her blood ran cold.

Meaning of Tine

Tine means: To kindle; to set on fire.

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Meaning of ROAST PORK

ROAST PORK means: Roast pork is London Cockney rhyming slang for fork. Roast pork is London Cockney rhyming slang for talk.

Meaning of sprog

sprog means: n small child. My father used to refer to myself and my brothers as “Sprog One,” “Sprog Two” and “Sprog Three.” Perhaps that says more about my family than the English language. At least I got to be Sprog One. Were my father Australian he might have chosen some different phrasing as to an Aussie “sprog” is what the rest of the world calls semen.

Meaning of nines

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Meaning of Big Jump

Big Jump means: Death.

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