[lak-uh-lith] /ˈlæk ə lɪθ/
a mass of igneous rock formed from magma that did not find its way to the surface but spread laterally into a lenticular body, forcing overlying strata to bulge upward.
a dome-shaped body of igneous rock between two layers of older sedimentary rock: formed by the intrusion of magma, forcing the overlying strata into the shape of a dome See lopolith
A body of igneous rock intruded between layers of sedimentary rock, resulting in uplift. Laccoliths are usually plano-convex in cross-section, having a flat bottom and a convex top, and are roughly circular in plan. They are usually connected to a dike and are typically up to 8 km (5 mi) in diameter and tens to hundreds of meters thick. See illustration at batholith.
[leys] /leɪs/ noun 1. a netlike ornamental fabric made of threads by hand or machine. 2. a cord or string for holding or drawing together, as when passed through holes in opposite edges. 3. ornamental cord or braid, especially of gold or silver, used to decorate uniforms, hats, etc. 4. a small amount of alcoholic […]
/ˈleɪsˌbɑːk/ noun 1. another name for ribbonwood
noun 1. any of several bugs of the family Tingidae, characterized by a lacy pattern of ridges on the head, thorax, and wings, and feeding on the leaves of oak, birch, sycamore, etc. noun 1. a small bug of the family Tingidae, having a delicate pattern in the wing venation. They are plant feeders and […]
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(Obsolete) A punched card with all holes punched (also called a “whoopee card” or “ventilator card”). Card readers tended to jam when they got to one of these, as the resulting card had too little structural strength to avoid buckling inside the mechanism. Card punches could also jam trying to produce these things owing to […]