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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 Bury

Bury means: To cover out of sight, either by heaping something over, or by placing within something, as earth, etc.; to conceal by covering; to hide; as, to bury coals in ashes; to bury the face in the hands.

Meaning of Commence

Commence means: To have a beginning or origin; to originate; to start; to begin.

Meaning of Insociable

Insociable means: Incapable of being associated, joined, or connected.

Meaning of Testudo

Testudo means: A cover or screen which a body of troops formed with their shields or targets, by holding them over their heads when standing close to each other. This cover resembled the back of a tortoise, and served to shelter the men from darts, stones, and other missiles. A similar defense was sometimes formed of boards, and moved on wheels.

Meaning of Valvate

Valvate means: Opening as if by doors or valves, as most kinds of capsules and some anthers.

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