Associations to the word «Limestone»

Wiktionary

LIMESTONE, noun. (mineralogy) An abundant rock of marine and fresh-water sediments; primarily composed of calcite (CaCO₃); it occurs in a variety of forms, both crystalline and amorphous.
LIMESTONE, adjective. Made of or with limestone.
LIMESTONE HAWKSBEARD, noun. The plant Crepis intermedia.
LIMESTONE PAVEMENT, noun. (geology) A natural karst landform consisting of a flat limestone slabs (clints) separated by fissures (grikes)

Dictionary definition

LIMESTONE, noun. A sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals.

Wise words

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Alexander Pope