HyperDic: stalactite

English > 1 sense of the word stalactite:
NOUNobjectstalactitea cylinder of calcium carbonate hanging from the roof of a limestone cave
English > stalactite: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA cylinder of calcium carbonate hanging from the roof of a limestone cave.
Part ofcaveA geological formation consisting of an underground enclosure with access from the surface of the ground or from the sea
BroadercylinderA surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line
SubstancesdripstoneThe form of calcium carbonate found in stalactites and stalagmites
Spanishestalactita
Catalancaramell, estalactita

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