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foliated


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foliate  \Fo"li*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Foliated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Foliating}.] 
  1.  To  beat  into  a  leaf,  or  thin  plate.  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  To  spread  over  with  a  thin  coat  of  tin  and  quicksilver; 
  as  to  foliate  a  looking-glass. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foliated  \Fo"li*a`ted\,  a. 
  1.  Having  leaves,  or  leaflike  projections;  as  a  foliated 
  shell. 
 
  2.  (Arch.)  Containing,  or  consisting  of  foils;  as  a 
  foliated  arch. 
 
  3.  (Min.)  Characterized  by  being  separable  into  thin  plates 
  or  folia;  as  graphite  has  a  foliated  structure. 
 
  4.  (Geol.)  Laminated,  but  restricted  to  the  variety  of 
  laminated  structure  found  in  crystalline  schist,  as  mica 
  schist,  etc.;  schistose. 
 
  5.  Spread  over  with  an  amalgam  of  tin  and  quicksilver. 
 
  {Foliated  telluium}.  (Min.)  See  {Nagyagite}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  foliated 
  adj  1:  (architecture)  ornamented  with  foliage  or  foils;  "foliate 
  tracery";  "a  foliated  capital"  [syn:  {foliate}] 
  2:  (especially  of  metamorphic  rock)  having  thin  leaflike  layers 
  or  strata  [syn:  {foliate}] 




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