a mineral, lithium aluminum silicate, LiAlSi 2 O 6 , occurring in prismatic crystals, transparent varieties being used as gems.
a greyish-white, green, or lilac pyroxene mineral consisting of lithium aluminium silicate in monoclinic crystalline form. It is an important ore of lithium and is used in the manufacture of glass and ceramics and as a gemstone. Formula: LiAlSi2O6
noun 1. Ludwig [loot-vikh,, lood-] /ˈlut vɪx,, ˈlud-/ (Show IPA), or Louis [loo-ee] /ˈlu i/ (Show IPA), 1784–1859, German violinist and composer.
verb (used with object), spoiled or spoilt, spoiling. 1. to damage severely or harm (something), especially with reference to its excellence, value, usefulness, etc.: The water stain spoiled the painting. Drought spoiled the corn crop. 2. to diminish or impair the quality of; affect detrimentally: Bad weather spoiled their vacation. 3. to impair, damage, or […]
noun 1. the act of spoiling or the state of being spoiled. 2. material or the amount of material that is spoiled or wasted: The spoilage in today’s shipment is much too great. 3. the decay of foodstuffs due to the action of bacteria; rotting: He was concerned about the spoilage of fruit on the […]
noun 1. a bank of excavated refuse or waste earth, as of shale from surface coal mining.