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Quartzite

ˈkwɔːtsʌɪt

Meanings of Quartzite:

noun

An extremely compact, hard, granular rock consisting essentially of quartz. it often occurs as silicified sandstone, as in sarsen stones.

Usage examples:

In addition to the volcanogenic sedimentary rocks, there are lenses of limestone, quartzite, shale …

Meanings of Quartzitic:

adjective

Of the nature of or containing quartzite.

Meanings of Quartzless:

adjective

Lacking or free from quartz.

Meanings of Quartzoid:

noun

A crystal having the form of two six-sided pyramids united by their bases.

Meanings of Quartzose:

adjective

Composed mainly or entirely of quartz; of the nature of quartz.

Meanings of Quartzous:

adjective

= quartzose .

Meanings of Quartzy:

adjective

Of the nature of quartz; resembling quartz; consisting of or rich in quartz.

Quasar

ˈkweɪzɑː

Meanings of Quasar:

noun

A massive and extremely remote celestial object, emitting exceptionally large amounts of energy, and typically having a starlike image in a telescope. it has been suggested that quasars contain massive black holes and may represent a stage in the evolution of some galaxies.

Usage examples:

Astronomers believe that quasars are galaxies with very massive black holes in the center.

Quash

kwɒʃ

Meanings of Quash:

verb

Reject as invalid, especially by legal procedure.

Usage examples:

His conviction was quashed on appeal

Quashed

kwɒʃ

Meanings of Quashed:

verb

Reject as invalid, especially by legal procedure.

Usage examples:

His conviction was quashed on appeal

Meanings of Quashee:

noun

A generic name for: a black person, especially one considered as credulous or insignificant.

Quashes

kwɒʃ

Meanings of Quashes:

verb

Reject as invalid, especially by legal procedure.

Usage examples:

His conviction was quashed on appeal

Quashing

kwɒʃ

Meanings of Quashing:

verb

Reject as invalid, especially by legal procedure.

Usage examples:

His conviction was quashed on appeal

Quasi

kweɪ.zaɪ-

Meanings of Quasi:

Apparently but not really; seemingly.

Usage examples:

Quasi-american
prefix

To a degree, but not completely

Usage examples:

Do companies need to be quasi-monopolies to survive in this new global economy?

Quasijudicial

ˌkweɪ.zaɪ.dʒuːˈdɪʃ.əl

Meanings of Quasijudicial:

adjective

Quasi-judicial powers and acts are similar to those of courts or judges.

Usage examples:

The commission is a quasi-judicial body that determines penalties for safety violations in the mini…

Meanings of Quasimodo:

proper noun

The name of the hunchback in victor hugo's novel notre-dame de paris (1831).

Quasiparticle

ˌkweɪzʌɪˈpaːtɪk(ə)l

Meanings of Quasiparticle:

noun

A quantum of energy in a crystal lattice or other system of bodies which has momentum and position and can in some respects be regarded as a particle.

Usage examples:

Remember that we also know that in many body systems there are quasiparticles which act very much l…

Meanings of Quasiperiodic:

adjective

Chiefly . almost or approximately periodic.

Meanings of Quasquicentennial:

noun

A one-hundred-and-twenty-fifth anniversary.

adjective

Of or commemorating a one-hundred-and-twenty-fifth anniversary.

Quassia

ˈkwɒʃə

Meanings of Quassia:

noun

A south american shrub or small tree related to ailanthus.

Usage examples:

This type of size reduction is of dubious value and is only officially used for quassia which is a …

Meanings of Quassias:

noun

A south american shrub or small tree related to ailanthus.

Usage examples:

This type of size reduction is of dubious value and is only officially used for quassia which is a …

Meanings of Quassiin:

noun

A bitter compound isolated from the wood of quassia amara and picrasma excelsa, with insecticidal, antipyretic, and other medicinal properties.

Meanings of Quassin:

noun

A bitter compound isolated from the wood of quassia amara and picrasma excelsa, with insecticidal, antipyretic, and other medicinal properties.

Meanings of Quassins:

noun

A bitter compound isolated from the wood of quassia amara and picrasma excelsa, with insecticidal, antipyretic, and other medicinal properties.

Meanings of Quatch:

noun

Nonsense, rubbish.

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