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Meaning of FOLIATED

Pronunciation:  'fowlee`eytid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  (especially of metamorphic rock) having thin leaflike layers or strata
  2. [adj]  (architecture) ornamented with foliage or foils; "foliate tracery"; "a foliated capital"

FOLIATED is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: bedded, foliate, foliate, stratified



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fo"li*a`ted\, a.
1. Having leaves, or leaflike projections; as, a foliated

2. (Arch.) Containing, or consisting of, foils; as, a
   foliated arch.

3. (Min.) Characterized by being separable into thin plates
   or folia; as, graphite has a foliated structure.

4. (Geol.) Laminated, but restricted to the variety of
   laminated structure found in crystalline schist, as mica
   schist, etc.; schistose.

5. Spread over with an amalgam of tin and quicksilver.

{Foliated telluium}. (Min.) See {Nagyagite}.

Thesaurus Terms
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