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stalagmite Explained

stalagmite at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1681, from Mod.L. stalagmites, from Gk. stalagmos "a dropping," or stalagma "a drop, drip," from stalassein "to trickle." ///

stalagmite at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1600-1700; Language: Modern Latin; Origin: stalagmites, from Greek stalagma 'drop' or stalagmos 'falling in drops']// a sharp pointed object coming up from the floor of a cave, formed by drops from a stalactite//

stalagmite at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
a piece of rock pointing upwards from the floor of a CAVE (= a hollow place underground), that is formed over a long period of time from drops of water containing LIME that fall from the roof

Stalagmite at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Stalagmite \Sta*lag"mite\, n. [Gr. ? that which drops, a drop,
fr. ? to drop; cf. F. stalagmite.] (Geol.)
A deposit more or less resembling an inverted stalactite,
formed by calcareous water dropping on the floors of caverns;
hence, a similar deposit of other material.

stalagmite at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

stalagmite
n : a cylinder of calcium carbonate projecting upward from the
floor of a limestone cave

stalagmite at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » στάλαγμα||drop|lang=grc or Inter: term » σταλαγμός||dripping|lang=xcl.

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: geolog » y A mineral deposit of calcium carbonate, in shapes similar to icicles, that lie on the ground of a cave.

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » mineral deposit
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|estalagmita|f
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|石筍|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|石笋|tr=shísǔn|sc=Hani
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|tippukivipylväs
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|stalagmite|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Stalagmit|m
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|石筍|tr=せきじゅん, sekijun|sc=Jpan
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|сталагмит|m|tr=stalagmít|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|estalagmita|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * stalactite
    • speleothem


    Italian

    Noun

    Inter: it-noun » stalagmit|f|e|i
  • Inter: geology » lang=it Inter: l » en|stalagmite

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