Definition of pisolite in English:
noun[mass noun] Geology
- Example sentences
- A short core in this unit at Marchwood 1, shows that here the oolitic limestone is brecciated and pisolitic.
- In petrology it denotes a type of rock structure characterized by the presence of minute spherical grains resembling the roe of a fish; if the grains become larger, the structure is said to be pisolitic.
Pronunciation: /pɪzəˈlɪtɪk/ /pʌɪsəˈlɪtɪk/adjective
Definition of pisolite in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.