Thesaurus / arenaceous

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Probably nine tenths of all the coast lines of the open ocean are formed of arenaceous material.

Outlines of the Earth's HistoryNathaniel Southgate Shaler

The first are irregular and arenaceous masses, which pile themselves upon plants and solid bodies immerged in fresh water.

The Ocean World:Louis Figuier

Fossil shells, Pterocles, found in arenaceous limestone (Durand).

Cornstone is a limestone containing a large quantity of arenaceous matter or sand.

GeologyJames Geikie

Arenaceous Rocks include all sediments in which quartz sand is the most important constituent.

The arenaceous lamin are much hardened at the point of contact, and the clays are converted into siliceous schist.

Animated with life, this membrane is irritable and encloses the polyp; it becomes friable or arenaceous in drying.

The Ocean World:Louis Figuier

There is an arenaceous quality in the style which makes progress wearisome.

But there are other reasons for the comparative paucity of fossils in arenaceous strata, as we shall see presently.

GeologyJames Geikie

Such are the cotton-wood and the beech-grape, species which are usually confined to the arenaceous alluvions of valleys.

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