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Among the piles of specimens were six large slabs of limestone.

For now, you can ride 195 miles of its crushed limestone from the town of Norfolk in the east to Valentine in the west.

With limestone outcroppings, rocky terrain, and vast, dry prairies, Missouri’s 12,423-acre Hercules-Glades Wilderness is a mish-mash of Ozark Mountain terrain.

For limestone, he estimates that the number could be as much as twice that, because of the heat required to process the rock.

That process would convert calcium oxide back into calcium carbonate, the main component of limestone, at which point the process can simply begin again.

So he and the scouts dug into a limestone hill and built a factory in record speed.

The ship, which was carrying a consignment of limestone, broke in half.

Middlebury is gorgeous, with big, open quads and limestone buildings that echo Yale's.

The soul of his output in this period: a series of 20 limestone heads, evocative of African sculpture.

For instance, the Limestone Polypody is not happy unless there is a certain amount of lime present in the soil.

The train had long passed Hornberg, and far below the streams tumbled in white foam down the limestone rocks.

A band of limestone also occurs at Templeton containing masses of a light-coloured translucent serpentine.

An abundance of limestone makes the soil exceptionally fertile and productive.

We were now in the "limestone country," and the roads are exceedingly dusty in dry weather.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to limestone, such as: chalk, chemical sedimentary rock, clastic rock, conglomerate, lithified sediment, and mechanical sedimentary rock.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.