slatelike

slatelike

(ˈsleɪtˌlaɪk)
adj
(Mining & Quarrying) resembling slate
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Found in British Columbia's Haida Gwaii archipelago, the slatelike black argillite rock is soft enough for Haida artists to carve tribal mythology stories by hand, yet hard enough to register beautiful details.
These deposits have lent a distinct slatelike note to the wines made from grapes grown in the 31,530 acres (12,760 hectares) of vineyards along the Mosel and its tributaries.
The report said: "Beside the deceased's left shoulder and head was a flat slatelike a stone which was heavily bloodstained.
But it is the graphic treatment that signals the show's status as one version among many potential others: An adaptation of the familiar Hollywood movie clapboard, the cover features a slatelike background and handwritten words (FRANCIS ALYS for DIRECTOR, POLITICS OF REHEARSAL as the TAKE) overwriting what look like white chalk smudges of erased prior takes.
Stamped herringbone patterns are being paired with slatelike brick designs.
The 48-foot-high lobby, for example, has several windows to let in light, gray slatelike floor tiles and a colorful mural attached to the maple-veneer walls.
based Dique are made from slatelike old-fashioned chalkboards.
Packaging, designed by Pierre Dinand, who also created Navy's and has done the bottle design for many a department store fragrance, is somewhat pyramid-shaped, with frosted glass which is capped by a slatelike cover.
The pool was finished with a dark blue pebble and a waterline covered in slatelike tile.
Or Elisha Cook in Howard Hawks' The Big Sleep, who as "a supporting player hit his peak and managed to dry out whatever juicy glamour and heroics were in the film so that it took on a slatelike hardness.
Lambert installed deep tan decking with a salt-rock finish and lined the pool with dark ceramic, slatelike tiles.