Meaning of pisolitic in English:


Pronunciation /pɪzəˈlɪtɪk/ /pʌɪsəˈlɪtɪk/



See pisolite

‘A short core in this unit at Marchwood 1, shows that here the oolitic limestone is brecciated and pisolitic.’
  • ‘In petrology it denotes a type of rock structure characterized by the presence of minute spherical grains resembling the roe of a fish; if the grains become larger, the structure is said to be pisolitic.’