HyperDic: amphibole

English > 1 sense of the word amphibole:
NOUNsubstanceamphibolea mineral or mineral variety belonging to the amphibole group
amphibole > pronunciation
Soundsae'mfahbow.l; ae'mfihbow.l
Rhymesasshole ... whole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > amphibole: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA mineral or mineral variety belonging to the amphibole group.
Member ofamphibole groupA group of minerals with similar crystal structures containing a silicate chain and combinations of chiefly sodium and calcium and magnesium and iron and aluminum
NarroweractinoliteA green mineral of the amphibole group
anthophylliteA dark brown mineral of the amphibole group
asbestosA fibrous amphibole
hornblendeA green to black mineral of the amphibole group
nephriteAn amphibole mineral consisting of calcium magnesium silicate in monoclinic crystalline form
BroadermineralSolid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
Substance ofamphiboliteA metamorphic rock composed chiefly of amphibole and plagioclase
Spanishanfíbol
Catalanamfíbol, anfíbol

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