[min-er-uh-lahyz, min-ruh-] /ˈmɪn ər əˌlaɪz, ˈmɪn rə-/
verb (used with object), mineralized, mineralizing.
to convert into a substance.
to transform (a metal) into an ore.
to impregnate or supply with substances.
verb (used without object), mineralized, mineralizing.
to study or collect the of a region.
any of various gases dissolved in magma that affect the crystallization of igneous rocks and the formation of minerals when the magma cools
an element, such as oxygen, that combines with a metal to form an ore
(of gases, vapours, etc, in magma) to transform (a metal) into an ore
noun, Chemistry. 1. a gelatinous product made from petroleum, used to stabilize certain explosives. noun 1. another name for petrolatum
noun 1. minerals collectively. noun 1. all nonliving material, esp rocks and minerals Compare animal kingdom, plant kingdom
[min-er-uh-loh-kawr-ti-koid] /ˌmɪn ər ə loʊˈkɔr tɪˌkɔɪd/ noun 1. Biochemistry. any of a group of corticosteroid hormones, synthesized by the adrenal cortex, that regulate the excretion or reabsorption of sodium and potassium by the kidneys, salivary glands, and sweat glands. 2. Pharmacology. any of various natural or synthetic drugs having mineralocorticoid activity. /ˌmɪnərələʊˈkɔːtɪˌkɔɪd/ noun 1. any […]
[min-uh-rol-uh-jee, -ral-uh-] /ˌmɪn əˈrɒl ə dʒi, -ˈræl ə-/ noun 1. the science or study of . /ˌmɪnəˈrælədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of geology concerned with the study of minerals n. 1680s, a hybrid from mineral (n.) + -logy or else from French minéralogie (1640s). Related: Mineralogist; mineralogical. mineralogy (mĭn’ə-rŏl’ə-jē) The scientific study of minerals, their […]