stalactitical


stalactitical
stal·ac·tit·i·cal

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  • Stalactitical — Stalactitic Stal ac*tit ic ( t[i^]t [i^]k), Stalactitical Stal ac*tit ic*al ( [i^]*kal), a. [Cf. F. stalactitique.] (Geol.) Of or pertaining to a stalactite; having the form or characters of a stalactite; stalactic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stalactitical — adjective see stalactitic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stalactitic — Stal ac*tit ic ( t[i^]t [i^]k), Stalactitical Stal ac*tit ic*al ( [i^]*kal), a. [Cf. F. stalactitique.] (Geol.) Of or pertaining to a stalactite; having the form or characters of a stalactite; stalactic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stalactite — stalactitic /stal euhk tit ik/, stalactitical, adj. stalactitically, adv. /steuh lak tuyt, stal euhk tuyt /, n. a deposit, usually of calcium carbonate, shaped like an icicle, hanging from the roof of a cave or the like, and formed by the… …   Universalium

  • stalactite — /ˈstæləktaɪt / (say staluhktuyt) noun a deposit, usually of calcium carbonate, shaped like an icicle, hanging from the roof of a cave or the like, and formed by the dripping of percolating calcareous water. {New Latin stalactītēs, from stalact… …   Australian English dictionary


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