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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Stalactite (0.00985 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Stalactite.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: stalactite stalactite n : a cylinder of calcium carbonate hanging from the roof of a limestone cave
English → English (gcide) Definition: Stalactite Stalactite \Sta*lac"tite\ (-t[imac]t), n.; pl. Stalactites (-t[imac]ts). [Gr. stalakto`s oozing out in drops, dropping, fr. stala`zein to drop: cf. F. stalactite.] (Geol.) (a) A pendent cone or cylinder of calcium carbonate resembling an icicle in form and mode of attachment. Stalactites are found depending from the roof or sides of caverns, and are produced by deposition from waters which have percolated through, and partially dissolved, the overlying limestone rocks. (b) In an extended sense, any mineral or rock of similar form and origin; as, a stalactite of lava. [1913 Webster]

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