Share this entry

Share this page

achondrite

Saltos de línea: achon|drite
Pronunciación: /əˈkɒndrʌɪt
 
/

Definición de achondrite en inglés:

sustantivo

A stony meteorite containing no small mineral granules (chondrules).
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Stones are divided into two main subcategories: chondrites and achondrites.
  • It has been identified in carbonaceous achondrite and iron meteorites.
  • There are a number of other achondrites that do not fit into any of the preceding groups or subgroups.

Origen

early 20th century: from a-1 'without' + chondrite.

Derivados

achondritic

1
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Stony-irons would then be samples from the boundary between the achondritic upper layers and the core.
  • While still on the parent body, much of the achondritic material was formed by igneous processes similar to those occurring on Earth today.
  • This means there are a lot of different groups and sub-types of iron meteorite and they can be related to both stony achondritic and chondrite meteorites.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día libretto
Pronunciación: lɪˈbrɛtəʊ
noun
the text of an opera…