(geology) sediments, such as loess, made up of windblown grains of sand or dust
These are in part of glacial origin, and contain Scandinavian boulders; but fluviatile and aeolian deposits also occur.
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- Aeolian harp
a box with an opening across which are stretched a number of strings of equal length that are tuned in unison and sounded by the wind. Historical Examples He listened intently and heard instead of warblings, fine strains of music like those of an aeolian harp. The Independence Day Horror at Killsbury Asenath Carver Coolidge […]
- Aeolian islands
ancient Greek name of . plural noun another name for the Lipari Islands
- Aeolian mode
an authentic church mode represented on the white keys of a keyboard instrument by an ascending scale from A to A.
- Aeolian tone
noun the musical tone produced by the passage of a current of air over a stretched string, etc, as in an aeolian harp