azoic


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a·zo·ic

 (ā-zō′ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to geologic periods that precede the appearance of life.

azoic

(əˈzəʊɪk; eɪ-)
adj
(Geological Science) without life; characteristic of the ages that have left no evidence of life in the form of organic remains
[C19: from Greek azōos lifeless; see azo-]
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Adj.1.azoic - before the appearance of life; "azoic rocks contain not organic remains"
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
early - at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time; "early morning"; "an early warning"; "early diagnosis"; "an early death"; "took early retirement"; "an early spring"; "early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties"
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The presence of phosphatic nodules and bituminous matter in some of the lowest azoic rocks, probably indicates the former existence of life at these periods.
The board of directors will be augmented by the addition of former Deloitte and Touche LLP partner Mike Purcell, a financial expert as defined under the applicable NASDAQ and SEC rules, and Kurt Holstein, president of Azoic Ventures, Inc.
The board of directors will be augmented by the addition of former Deloitte & Touche LLP partner Mike Purcell, a financial expert as defined under the applicable NASDAQ and SEC rules, and Kurt Holstein, President of Azoic Ventures, Inc.
It is used for the synthesis of reactive, direct, azoic, acidic, vat, anthraquinone, indigo, phthalocyanine, carbonium, polymethine, and nitro dye.
1967), is noteworthy: "There is a huge flow of very hot and sulphurous water which is azoic at first but soon becomes .