Synonyms for limestone
- chemical sedimentary rock
- clastic rock
- lithified sediment
- mechanical sedimentary rock
- nonclastic rock
- stratified rock
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIMESTONE
Shell ore, block ore, and limestone also exist in abundance.
This "fur" is carbonate of lime, the same sort of substance as limestone and chalk.
Limestone is even more dangerous if any pollution exists in the vicinity.
Ten miles in less than half a day, and limestone walls below.
Falls of sandstone and limestone are repulsive to both theologians and scientists.
The soil a sharp, stony land; no limestone south of the above river.
Timothy and blue grass are most productive on cool, limestone soils.
Could limestone be completely decomposed if heated in a closed vessel?
It is harder and less readily attacked by acids than limestone.
Some limestone is decomposed by the heat, forming calcium oxide.