Definition of oolith in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈōəˌliTH/


Any of the rounded grains making up oolite.
Example sentences
  • It cuts indiscriminately through the rock fabric, across grains, cement, and matrix; it may truncate fossils, ooliths, veins, and other stylolites.

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Syllabification: o·o·lith

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