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Folger
Folia
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foliage plant
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foliar
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Foliar trace
Foliate
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Foliated telluium
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folic acid
folicel
folie
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Foliated definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FO'LIATED, pp.
1. Spread or covered with a thin plate or foil.
2. In mineralogy, consisting of plates; resembling or in the form of a plate; lamellar; as a foliated fracture.
Minerals that consist of grains, and are at the same time foliated, are called granularly foliated.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: ornamented with foliage or foils; "foliate tracery"; "a foliated capital" [syn: foliate, foliated]
2: (especially of metamorphic rock) having thin leaflike layers or strata [syn: foliate, foliated, foliaceous]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1650 1. composed of or separable into layers <a foliated rock> 2. ornamented with foils or a leaf design

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Foliate Fo"li*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Foliated; p. pr. & vb. n. Foliating.] 1. To beat into a leaf, or thin plate. --Bacon. 2. To spread over with a thin coat of tin and quicksilver; as, to foliate a looking-glass.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Foliated Fo"li*a`ted, a. 1. Having leaves, or leaflike projections; as, a foliated shell. 2. (Arch.) Containing, or consisting of, foils; as, a foliated arch. 3. (Min.) Characterized by being separable into thin plates or folia; as, graphite has a foliated structure. 4. (Geol.) Laminated, but restricted to the variety of laminated structure found in crystalline schist, as mica schist, etc.; schistose. 5. Spread over with an amalgam of tin and quicksilver. Foliated telluium. (Min.) See Nagyagite.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. (Min.) Lamellar, lamellate, lamellated, laminate (d), foliaceous, schistose.

Moby Thesaurus

bowery, branched, branching, branchy, filmy, foliaceous, foliaged, foliate, foliose, in layers, lamellar, lamellate, lamellated, lamelliform, laminate, laminated, laminous, leaflike, leafy, leaved, leavy, membranous, ramate, ramified, ramose, ramous, scummy, spathic, spathose, stratified, stratiform, three-ply, twiggy, two-ply




 


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