HyperDic: limestone

English > 1 sense of the word limestone:
NOUNsubstancelimestonea sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals
limestone > pronunciation
Soundslay'mstow.n
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > limestone: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals.
Narrowerrottenstone, tripoliA weathered and decomposed siliceous limestone
Broaderrock, stonematerial consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
sedimentary rockrock formed from consolidated clay sediments
SubstancescalciteA common mineral consisting of crystallized calcium carbonate
calcium, Ca, atomic number 20A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light
carbon, C, atomic number 6An abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms
Spanishcaliza, piedra caliza
Catalancalcària, pedra calcària, pedra calcinada

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