Lateritic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Lateritic Consisting of, containing, or characterized by, laterite; as, lateritic formations.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • lateritic Pertaining to or characterized by laterite.
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Usage

In literature:

The outcrops are largely hidden under laterite.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
I believe that this laterite is never found, in any part of the Himmalaya chain.
"A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II" by William Sleeman
It grows on all kinds of soils, even laterite.
"A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses" by Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
In their upper courses all the southern affluents of the Ghazal flow across a plateau of ferruginous laterite, their valleys having steep banks.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
In fact the Cuban iron ores are themselves, broadly speaking, laterites.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
It is probable that these are related to bauxite and certain kinds of laterite.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
Laterite, shale and sandstone occur all over the district.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
The geological formation is Devonian and granitic, with laterites.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
It is a ruined building with crumbling walls, lined inside with laterite, and outside with slabs of granite.
"Omens and Superstitions of Southern India" by Edgar Thurston
Everywhere, even up to the highest summit, the gneiss is decomposed on the surface into laterit-like products.
"Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume I" by Karl Ritter von Scherzer
The red laterite which covers almost invariably all the lower hills from the sea level to 1,000 or 2,000 feet.
"West African studies" by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
Laterite may be roughly divided into two kinds, high-level and low-level laterites.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various
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