Dripstones in a cave.
- a drip (sense ) made of stone
- calcite or other similar mineral deposits, esp. a stalactite or stalagmite, formed in a cave by dripping or flowing water
- A protective drip made of stone, as on a cornice over a door or window. Also called hoodmold.
- a. A mineral deposit, such as a stalactite or a stalagmite, usually consisting of calcite, formed in caves from dripping water.b. See flowstone.