Origin of pumice
OTHER WORDS FROM pumicepu·mi·ceous [pyoo-mish-uhs], /pyuˈmɪʃ əs/, adjectivepum·ic·er, noun
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How to use pumice in a sentence
By analyzing fist-sized pumice rocks in the volcano’s vicinity with radiometric dating, the researchers calculated that the eruption took place around 233,000 years ago.Eastern Africa’s oldest human fossils are more ancient than we realized|Kate Baggaley|January 12, 2022|Popular-Science
When you pot your plant, you can add a lightweight volcanic rock like perlite or pumice for better drainage, especially for plants like succulents that prefer drier soils.Quick and dirty tips to make sure your plants love the soil they’re in|Ellen Airhart|October 7, 2021|Popular-Science
The top and bottom (fronts) were trimmed perfectly smooth, polished with pumice-stone, and often painted black.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
He banked left and followed the contour of the mountain, and found another group of soldiers camped near the pumice works.
They've probably set things up at the pumice works if there's water there.
Rick circled low over the pumice works while the loud-speakers blasted at the troops below.
Kneeling with one knee upon the ground, each took me by a leg and began rubbing the soles of my feet with a pumice stone.