Oolite meaning

ōə-līt
A sedimentary rock, usually limestone, consisting of ooliths that are cemented together.
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A tiny, spherical or ellipsoid particle with concentric layers, usually of calcium carbonate, formed in wave-agitated sea waters.
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A rock composed chiefly of oolites.
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A sedimentary rock consisting of ooliths that are cemented together by calcium carbonate.
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(geology) A rock consisting of spherical grains within a mineral cortex accreted around a nucleus, often of quartz grains.
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(countable, rare) An ooid or oolith.
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Origin of oolite

  • From oo- +"Ž -lite, after German Oolit.

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