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lime·stone

 (līm′stōn′)
n.
A common sedimentary rock consisting mostly of calcium carbonate, CaCO3, used as a building stone and in the manufacture of lime, carbon dioxide, and cement.
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limestone

(ˈlaɪmˌstəʊn)
n
(Minerals) a sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium carbonate, deposited as the calcareous remains of marine animals or chemically precipitated from the sea: used as a building stone and in the manufacture of cement, lime, etc
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lime•stone

(ˈlaɪmˌstoʊn)

n.
a sedimentary rock consisting predominantly of calcium carbonate, varieties of which are formed from the skeletons of marine microorganisms and coral: used as a building stone and in the manufacture of lime.
[1515–25]
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lime·stone

(līm′stōn′)
A sedimentary rock consisting primarily of calcium carbonate, often in the form of the mineral calcite. Limestones can occur in many colors but are usually white, gray, or black. They often contain fossil shells and other marine organisms. See Table at rock.
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limestone

Sedimentary rock composed mainly of calcium carbonate.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.limestone - a sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animalslimestone - a sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals
atomic number 20, Ca, calcium - a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
atomic number 6, carbon, C - an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
rock, stone - material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust; "that mountain is solid rock"; "stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries"
sedimentary rock - rock formed from consolidated clay sediments
calcite - a common mineral consisting of crystallized calcium carbonate; a major constituent of limestone
rottenstone, tripoli - a weathered and decomposed siliceous limestone; in powdered form it is used in polishing
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Translations
حَجَرُ الْـجِيْرِحَجَر كِلْسي
vápenec
kalksten
kalkkikivi
vapnenac
mészkő
kalksteinn
石灰岩
석회석
calcar
vápenec
apnenec
kalksten
หินปูน
đá vôi

limestone

[ˈlaɪmstəʊn] N(piedra f) caliza f
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limestone

[ˈlaɪmstəʊn]
n (= rock) → calcaire m
modif [cliff, hill] → calcaire; [cave] → calcaire
high limestone cliffs → de hautes falaises calcaires limestone pavementlimestone pavement nplateau m calcaire
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

limestone

nKalkstein m
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limestone

[ˈlaɪmˌstəʊn] n (Geol) → calcare m, pietra calcarea
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

lime1

(laim) noun
the white substance left after heating limestone, used in making cement.
ˈlimestone noun
a kind of rock.
ˈlimelight: in the limelight
attracting the public's attention.
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limestone

حَجَرُ الْـجِيْرِ vápenec kalksten Kalkstein ασβεστόλιθος caliza kalkkikivi calcaire vapnenac calcare 石灰岩 석회석 kalksteen kalkstein wapień calcário известняк kalksten หินปูน kireç taşı đá vôi 石灰石
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An official figures on Friday showed that output of Chromite, Coal, Lime Stone, Crude Oil, Copper, and Soap Stone posted a positive growth of 3.6 percent, 4.1 percent, 3.7 percent, 14 percent, 0.9 percent, and 41.7 percent respectively.
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Set up on a lease hold area of approximately 78 acres of land, the unit with its own lime stone quarries is well placed near the lime stone and shale stone quarries and other infrastructural facilities.
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