[stroh-mat-l-ahyt] /stroʊˈmæt lˌaɪt/
a laminated calcareous fossil structure built by marine algae and having a rounded or columnar form.
a rocky mass consisting of layers of calcareous material and sediment formed by the prolific growth of cyanobacteria: such structures date back to Precambrian times
A dome-shaped structure consisting of alternating layers of carbonate or silicate sediment and fossilized algal mats. Stromatolites are produced over geologic time by the trapping, binding, or precipitating of sediment by groups of microorganisms, primarily cyanobacteria. They are widely distributed in the fossil record and contain some of the oldest recorded forms of life, from over three billion years ago. They continue to form today especially in western Australia.
noun 1. an island off the NE coast of Sicily, in the Lipari group. 2. an active volcano on this island. 3040 feet (927 meters). noun 1. an island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, in the Lipari Islands off the N coast of Sicily: famous for its active volcano, 927 m (3040 ft) high
adjective 1. relating to or denoting a type of volcanic eruption characterized by repeated fountaining or jetting of fluid lava into the air
stromuhr stro·muhr (strō’mur’) n. An instrument for measuring the quantity of blood that flows per unit of time through a blood vessel.
adjective, stronger [strawng-ger, strong-] /ˈstrɔŋ gər, ˈstrɒŋ-/ (Show IPA), strongest [strawng-gist, strong-] /ˈstrɔŋ gɪst, ˈstrɒŋ-/ (Show IPA) 1. having, showing, or able to exert great bodily or muscular power; physically vigorous or robust: a strong boy. 2. accompanied or delivered by great physical, mechanical, etc., power or force: a strong handshake; With one strong blow […]