wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup
Wordswarms From Years Past


13-Letter Words
12-Letter Words
11-Letter Words
10-Letter Words
9-Letter Words
8-Letter Words
7-Letter Words
6-Letter Words
5-Letter Words
4-Letter Words
3-Letter Words


Adjacent Words

staker
stakes
stakes race
Stakhanov
Stakhanovism
Stakhanovite
Staking
Staktometer
Stal
Stalactic
Stalactical
Stalactiform
Stalactite
Stalactitic
Stalactitical
Stalactitiform
Stalactoform
stalag
Stalagmite
Stalagmitic
Stalagmitical
Stalagmitically
Stalder
Stale
Stale affidavit
Stale demand

Stalactites definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Stalactites Stal`ac*ti"tes, n. [NL.] A stalactite. [Obs.] --Woodward.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Stalactite Sta*lac"tite, n.; pl. Stalactites. [Gr. ? oozing out in drops, dropping, fr. ? to drop: cf. F. stalactite.] (Geol.) (a) A pendent cone or cylinder of calcium carbonate resembling an icicle in form and mode of attachment. Stalactites are found depending from the roof or sides of caverns, and are produced by deposition from waters which have percolated through, and partially dissolved, the overlying limestone rocks. (b) In an extended sense, any mineral or rock of similar form and origin; as, a stalactite of lava.



Wordswarm.net: Look up a word or phrase

 


wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup