a crushed limestone sprayed on surfaces in mines to make coal dust incombustible in case of a gas explosion.
verb (used without object) 1. to move or sway to and fro or from side to side. 2. to be moved or swayed powerfully with excitement, emotion, etc. 3. Mining. (of sand or gravel) to be washed in a cradle. 4. to dance to or play rock music. 5. (of popular music) to have the […]
noun 1. rock blenny.
noun 1. John D(avison) [dey-vuh-suh n] /ˈdeɪ və sən/ (Show IPA), 1839–1937, and his son John D(avison), Jr. 1874–1960, U.S. oil magnates and philanthropists. 2. Nelson A(ldrich) 1908–79, U.S. political leader: governor of New York 1959–73; vice president of the U.S. 1974–77 (son of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.). noun 1. John D(avison). 1839–1937, US industrialist […]
noun 1. an elm, Ulmus thomasii, of eastern North America, having deeply furrowed, grayish-brown bark. 2. the hard, heavy wood of this tree, used for making furniture and in the manufacture of various types of containers.