shaped like a stalactite or icicle

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Stalactiform — Sta*lac ti*form ( t[i^]*f[^o]rm), a. Like a stalactite; resembling a stalactite. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stalactiform — [stə lak′tə fôrm΄] adj. having the form of a stalactite …   English World dictionary

  • stalactiform — /steuh lak teuh fawrm /, adj. resembling or shaped like a stalactite. [1830 40; STALACT(ITE) + I + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • stalactiform — sta·lac·ti·form …   English syllables

  • stalactiform — stəˈlaktəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: stalactite + iform : resembling a stalactite …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stalactitiform — Stal ac*tit i*form (st[a^]l [a^]k*t[i^]t [i^]*f[^o]rm), a. Having the form of a stalactite; stalactiform. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zile — Infobox Settlement settlement type = District subdivision type = Country subdivision name = TUR timezone=EET utc offset=+2 map caption =Location of Zile within Turkey. timezone DST=EEST utc offset DST=+3official name = Zile image caption = Zile… …   Wikipedia

  • stalactitic — See stalactiform. * * * …   Universalium

  • Shapes and Resemblance — This assortment of 370 adjectives all refer in some way to the form or shape of things. Some are more geometrically descriptive than others, while a number of terms refer to animal forms or shapes of obscure objects. Certain adjectives for shapes …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • stalactite — n. a deposit of calcium carbonate having the shape of a large icicle, formed by the trickling of water from the roof of a cave, cliff overhang, etc. Derivatives: stalactic adj. stalactiform adj. stalactitic adj. Etymology: mod.L stalactites f. Gk …   Useful english dictionary

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