a borough of Greater Manchester, in N England: site of one of the earliest cooperative societies 1844.
a town in NW England, in Rochdale unitary authority, Greater Manchester: former centre of the textile industry. Pop: 95 769 (2001)
a unitary authority in NW England, in Greater Manchester. Pop: 206 600 (2003 est). Area: 159 sq km (61 sq miles)
noun, Chemistry. 1. an alumlike substance derived from alunite.
noun, Astronomy. 1. the minimum distance below which a moon orbiting a celestial body would be disrupted by tidal forces or below which a moon would not have formed. noun 1. (astronomy) the distance from the centre of a body, such as a planet, at which the tidal forces are stronger than the mutual gravitational […]
noun 1. La. La Rochelle. 2. a female given name: from a French word meaning “small rock.”. noun 1. a seaport in and the capital of Charente Maritime, in W France; besieged while a Huguenot stronghold 1627–29. noun 1. a port in W France, on the Bay of Biscay: a Huguenot stronghold until its submission […]
- Rochelle powder
/rɒˈʃɛl/ noun 1. another name for Seidlitz powder