Associations to the word «Basalt»

Wiktionary

BASALT, noun. (mineral) A hard mafic igneous rock of varied mineral content; volcanic in origin, it makes up much of the Earth's oceanic crust.
BASALT, noun. A type of unglazed pottery.

Dictionary definition

BASALT, noun. The commonest type of solidified lava; a dense dark grey fine-grained igneous rock that is composed chiefly of plagioclase feldspar and pyroxene.

Wise words

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery