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synonyms for mineral

  • azoic
  • cold
  • dead
  • defunct
  • dull
  • exanimate
  • extinct
  • idle
  • inactive
  • inert
  • inoperative
  • insensate
  • insentient
  • lifeless
  • motionless
  • nonanimal
  • nonvegetable
  • quiescent
  • soulless
  • spiritless
See also synonyms for: minerals
  • golden
  • iron
  • hard
  • leaden
  • silvery
  • fusible
  • geologic
  • metallurgic
  • ory
  • rocklike
  • stannic
  • tinny
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antonyms for mineral

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  • animate
  • living
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                  How to use mineral in a sentence

                  Clay-like minerals often associated with organic matter on Earth have been found on Europa, raising even more hopes that we might be able to detect ongoing biological activity on the Jovian moon.
                  THE 5 BEST PLACES TO EXPLORE IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM—BESIDES MARSNEEL PATELAUGUST 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
                  That suggested the material was biological, not made solely of minerals.
                  EARLY DINOSAURS MAY HAVE LAID SOFT-SHELLED EGGSJACK J. LEEAUGUST 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
                  SuperCam will shoot rocks with a laser from more than seven meters away, vaporizing a tiny bit of the minerals.
                  NASA’S PERSEVERANCE ROVER WILL SEEK SIGNS OF PAST LIFE ON MARSLISA GROSSMANJULY 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
                  We took it to the lab and examined it under the cleanest conditions, using a scanning electron microscope to look at cells and minerals, and an atomic force microscope to examine cells at the atomic level.
                  HE FOUND ‘ISLANDS OF FERTILITY’ BENEATH ANTARCTICA’S ICESTEVE NADISJULY 20, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
                  They also analyze what essential minerals the body is losing in that sweat.
                  SWEAT TECH ALERTS ATHLETES WHEN TO REHYDRATE — AND WITH WHATSILKE SCHMIDTMAY 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
                  In the process, they make a mineral that helps toughen the new concrete, notes Wil Srubar.
                  THIS ‘LIVING’ CONCRETE SLURPS UP A GREENHOUSE GASCAROLYN WILKEMAY 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
                  The essential point in which it differs from any other known mineral consists in its being at once fibrous and textile.
                  ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
                  Certainly some of the uses to which this mineral is now being put are sufficiently astonishing.
                  ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
                  About 1830 a miner, returned from South America, made a claim for wages for watching mineral left behind by Mr. Trevithick.
                  LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
                  In these of the cereals it constitutes nearly half of their whole mineral components, and it rarely falls below 30 per cent.
                  ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
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                  OCTOBER 26, 1985
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                  WORDS RELATED TO MINERAL

                  • azoic
                  • cold
                  • dead
                  • defunct
                  • dull
                  • exanimate
                  • extinct
                  • idle
                  • inactive
                  • inert
                  • inoperative
                  • insensate
                  • insentient
                  • lifeless
                  • mineral
                  • motionless
                  • nonanimal
                  • nonvegetable
                  • quiescent
                  • soulless
                  • spiritless
                  Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.