A sedimentary rock consisting primarily of calcium carbonate, often in the form of the minerals calcite or aragonite, and sometimes with magnesium carbonate in the form of dolomite. Minor amounts of silica, feldspar, pyrite, and clay may also be present. Limestone can occur in many colors but is usually white, gray, or black. It forms either through the accumulation and compaction of fossil shells or other calcium-carbonate based marine organisms, such as coral, or through the chemical precipitation of calcium carbonate out of sea water.
A type of quartz with a waxy luster and microscopic crystals often forming colorful, parallel bands
A pale yellowish pink to yellowish gray.
A small sculptured or molded figure; statuette
The cutting of material such as stone or wood to form a figure or design.
Any of a series of Russian, orig. Soviet, high-speed, high-altitude jet fighter planes
(Games) The stake that each poker player must put into the pool before receiving a hand or before receiving new cards.
Food, etc. put on a hook or trap to lure fish or animals
A fancy marble that a player shoots
An agricultural school or college
A marble having an eyelike design, such as concentric circles or a colored center set in clear glass.
The figure of a person or animal, or an imagined or abstract form, carved in stone, wood, etc., modeled in a plastic substance, or cast in plaster, bronze, etc., esp. when done in the round rather than in relief
Like marble; cold, white, smooth, hard, etc.
A playing marble made of agate or a glass imitation of it; an aggie.
Such an object moving, thrown, hit, or kicked in a particular manner:
A sedimentary rock containing more than 50 percent of the mineral dolomite by weight.
A very hard, coarsegrained, gray to pink, intrusive igneous rock, composed mainly of feldspar, quartz, mica, and hornblende
(Basketball, informal) A basketball (ball).
The art or practice of shaping figures or designs in the round or in relief, as by chiseling marble, modeling clay, or casting in metal.
A healthy mental state.
A fact or cause that explains why something exists or has occurred:
The quality or condition of being sane; soundness of mind.
Natural understanding or intelligence, especially in practical matters:
Alert, practical intelligence; good sense
The condition of having a sound and rational mind; being mentally healthy and having the ability to distinguish right from wrong. In all jurisdictions, being sane is presumed, and it is up to the defense to prove the contrary to be true. Synonymous with sanity. See also insanity and insanity defense.
(--- Historical) The split and sharpened end of a quill pen
A tusk, especially an elephant's tusk.
(Professional wrestling slang) A professional wrestler who uses actual fighting moves as part of his style, or who speaks his mind during a live or televised event (instead of speaking from a script).
Any of various crystallized forms of silica that are transparent, translucent, or colored, used in many ways, esp. as a gem or in making glass, lenses, or quartz crystals
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