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Words nearby limestone
Example sentences from the Web for limestone
So he and the scouts dug into a limestone hill and built a factory in record speed.
The ship, which was carrying a consignment of limestone, broke in half.Prince William's Dramatic Rescue Mission Boosts Royals' Image|Tom Sykes|November 28, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Middlebury is gorgeous, with big, open quads and limestone buildings that echo Yale's.
The soul of his output in this period: a series of 20 limestone heads, evocative of African sculpture.
There was a good deal of sandstone, breccia or puddingstone, but near us on all sides the limestone formation was seen.Letters from Palestine|J. D. Paxton
Some soils contain a great deal of lime, and because they have been formed from limestone, are called limestone soils.Conservation Reader|Harold W. Fairbanks
Statuary in limestone, wood, and copper in the early dynastic period was vigorous and realistic.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The mountains seemed to be a solid mass of limestone, in some places without any covering of foliage.Pioneers in Canada|Sir Harry Johnston
The promenade is kerbed by a massive sea wall of limestone, and here and there flights of stone steps lead to the water's edge.Ireland as It Is|Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
British Dictionary definitions for limestone
Scientific definitions for limestone
Cultural definitions for limestone
Sedimentary rock formed primarily of calcium carbonate, often the skeletons of small marine organisms.