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propylite

prop·y·lite
P p

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [prop-uh-lahyt]
    • /ˈprɒp əˌlaɪt/
    • /prˈəʊpaɪlˌaɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [prop-uh-lahyt]
    • /ˈprɒp əˌlaɪt/

Definitions of propylite word

  • noun propylite a hydrothermally altered andesite or allied rock containing secondary minerals, as calcite, chlorite, serpentine, or epidote. 1
  • noun propylite an altered andesite or similar rock containing calcite, chlorite, etc, produced by the action of hot water 0
  • noun propylite a dark-colored form of andesite altered by the action of hot springs and consisting of such minerals as calcite, chlorite, etc. 0

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Origin of propylite

First appearance:

before 1867
One of the 28% newest English words
First recorded in 1867; propyl + -ite1

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Parts of speech for Propylite

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

propylite popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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