Definition of dolostone in English:


Line breaks: dolo|stone
Pronunciation: /ˈdɒləstəʊn


[mass noun] Geology
  • Rock consisting of dolomite.
    More example sentences
    • For petroleum engineering, this development is the most important aspect, especially when comparing limestone with dolostone sequences.
    • The entire north area consists of Quaternary sediments, while the surrounding uplands are dolostone, limestone, and sandstone of upper Silurian to lower Devonian origin, plus associated till.
    • The canyon system cuts down through marine sandstone, siltstone and dolostone.


mid 20th century: from dolomite + stone.

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