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synonyms for basanite

  • barometer
  • criterion
  • benchmark
  • check
  • example
  • gauge
  • measure
  • precedent
  • standard
  • test
  • yardstick
  • lydian stone
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How to use basanite in a sentence

The flows from Kibo include nepheline and leucite basanite lavas rich in soda felspars.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Basanite is also known as Lydian stone or touchstone on account of its use for trying the purity of metals.
BIRDS AND NATURE VOL. 11 NO. 2 [FEBRUARY 1902]VARIOUS
Basanite, bas′an-īt, n. a kind of quartz serviceable for testing the purity of the precious metals by the marks made.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
Or is he a kind of basanite for bunches, and do they come out on us at the sight of him?
FRIENDSHIP VILLAGEZONA GALE
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WORDS RELATED TO BASANITE

  • barometer
  • basanite
  • benchmark
  • check
  • criterion
  • example
  • gauge
  • lydian stone
  • measure
  • precedent
  • standard
  • test
  • yardstick
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.