Definition of Asbestus

Asbestus n. means: Alt. of Asbestos

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Asbestus n. means: Alt. of Asbestos

Meaning of Asbestus

Asbestus (n.) means: Alt. of Asbestos

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Byssus (n.): Asbestus.

Asbestus (n.): Alt. of Asbestos

Asbestiform (a.): Having the form or structure of asbestus.

Rockwood (n.): Ligniform asbestus; also, fossil wood.

Earth flax (): A variety of asbestus. See Amianthus.

Woodrock (n.): A compact woodlike variety of asbestus.

Asbestic (a.): Of, pertaining to, or resembling asbestus; inconsumable; asbestine.

Asbestine (a.): Of or pertaining to asbestus, or partaking of its nature; incombustible; asbestic.

Amianthus (n.): Earth flax, or mountain flax; a soft silky variety of asbestus.

Incombustible (a.): Not combustible; not capable of being burned, decomposed, or consumed by fire; uninflammable; as, asbestus is an incombustible substance; carbon dioxide is an incombustible gas.

Crocidolite (n.): A mineral occuring in silky fibers of a lavender blue color. It is related to hornblende and is essentially a silicate of iron and soda; -- called also blue asbestus. A silicified form, in which the fibers penetrating quartz are changed to oxide of iron, is the yellow brown tiger-eye of the jewelers.

Amphibole (n.): A common mineral embracing many varieties varying in color and in composition. It occurs in monoclinic crystals; also massive, generally with fibrous or columnar structure. The color varies from white to gray, green, brown, and black. It is a silicate of magnesium and calcium, with usually aluminium and iron. Some common varieties are tremolite, actinolite, asbestus, edenite, hornblende (the last name being also used as a general term for the whole species). Amphibole is a constituent of many crystalline rocks, as syenite, diorite, most varieties of trachyte, etc. See Hornblende.

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Meaning of Byssus

Byssus means: Asbestus.

Meaning of Asbestus

Asbestus means: Alt. of Asbestos

Meaning of Asbestiform

Asbestiform means: Having the form or structure of asbestus.

Meaning of Rockwood

Rockwood means: Ligniform asbestus; also, fossil wood.

Meaning of Earth flax

Earth flax means: A variety of asbestus. See Amianthus.

Meaning of Woodrock

Woodrock means: A compact woodlike variety of asbestus.

Meaning of Asbestic

Asbestic means: Of, pertaining to, or resembling asbestus; inconsumable; asbestine.

Meaning of Asbestine

Asbestine means: Of or pertaining to asbestus, or partaking of its nature; incombustible; asbestic.

Meaning of Amianthus

Amianthus means: Earth flax, or mountain flax; a soft silky variety of asbestus.

Meaning of Incombustible

Incombustible means: Not combustible; not capable of being burned, decomposed, or consumed by fire; uninflammable; as, asbestus is an incombustible substance; carbon dioxide is an incombustible gas.

Meaning of Crocidolite

Crocidolite means: A mineral occuring in silky fibers of a lavender blue color. It is related to hornblende and is essentially a silicate of iron and soda; -- called also blue asbestus. A silicified form, in which the fibers penetrating quartz are changed to oxide of iron, is the yellow brown tiger-eye of the jewelers.

Meaning of Amphibole

Amphibole means: A common mineral embracing many varieties varying in color and in composition. It occurs in monoclinic crystals; also massive, generally with fibrous or columnar structure. The color varies from white to gray, green, brown, and black. It is a silicate of magnesium and calcium, with usually aluminium and iron. Some common varieties are tremolite, actinolite, asbestus, edenite, hornblende (the last name being also used as a general term for the whole species). Amphibole is a constituent of many crystalline rocks, as syenite, diorite, most varieties of trachyte, etc. See Hornblende.

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Meaning of Lettering

Lettering means: The letters made; as, the lettering of a sign.

Meaning of Look

Look means: To express or manifest by a look.

Meaning of Mesorhine

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Meaning of Photoglyphic

Photoglyphic means: Pertaining to the art of engraving by the action of light.

Meaning of Reservation

Reservation means: The act of reserving, or keeping back; concealment, or withholding from disclosure; reserve.

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