geode [ jee-ohd ] SHOW IPA / ˈdʒi oʊd / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun a hollow concretionary or nodular stone often lined with crystals. the hollow or cavity of this. any similar formation. QUIZZES QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!
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Origin of geode
-ode 1 OTHER WORDS FROM geode ge·od·ic [jee- od-ik], /dʒiˈɒd ɪk/, ge·od·al [jee- ohd-l], /dʒiˈoʊd l/, adjective Words nearby geode Geocillin
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Example sentences from the Web for geode
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geode is a hollow shell of stone, usually quartz, lined with crystals pointing toward the center.
The entire region is an enormously large, perfectly formed, and undamaged
geode. noun a cavity, usually lined with crystals, within a rock mass or nodule Derived forms of geode geodic ( dʒɪˈɒdɪk), adjective Word Origin for geode
C17: from Latin
geōdēs a precious stone, from Greek: earthlike; see geo-, -ode 1
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n. A cystlike space with or without an epithelial lining, usually observed in subarticular bone in arthritic disorders.
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A small, hollow, usually rounded rock lined on the inside with inward-pointing crystals. Geodes form when mineral-rich water entering a cavity in a rock undergoes a sudden change in pressure or temperature, causing crystals to form from the solution and line the cavity's walls.
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