HyperDic: hematite

English > 1 sense of the word hematite:
NOUNsubstancehematite, haematitethe principal form of iron ore
hematite > pronunciation
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > hematite: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe principal form of iron ore; consists of ferric oxide in crystalline form; occurs in a red earthy form.
Broaderiron oreAn ore from which iron can be extracted
Substance ofemeryA hard grey-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite
Spanishhematita, hematites, oligisto rojo

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