noun[mass noun] Geology
A sedimentary rock, especially limestone, made up of small pea-shaped pieces.
More example sentences
- The present study located at the upper part of a catena at Kade in Ghana shows that the gravel consists of iron nodules or pisolites of varying degree of cementation.
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- 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.
Definition of pisolite in:
- The US English dictionary