Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » O » Obnoxiousness ... Obstruction Of Justice

OBSIDIAN

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does obsidian mean? 

OBSIDIAN (noun)
  The noun OBSIDIAN has 1 sense:

1. acid or granitic glass formed by the rapid cooling of lava without crystallization; usually dark, but transparent in thin pieces

  Familiarity information: OBSIDIAN used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OBSIDIAN (noun)


Sense 1obsidian [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Acid or granitic glass formed by the rapid cooling of lava without crystallization; usually dark, but transparent in thin pieces

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Hypernyms ("obsidian" is a kind of...):

volcanic glass (a kind of natural glass produced when molten lava cools very rapidly)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Different strokes for different folks." (English proverb)

"Every animal knows more than you do." (Native American proverb, Nez Perce)

"Don't count your chickens until they've hatched." (Catalan proverb)

"Don't postpone until tomorrow, what you can do today." (Dutch proverb)

Page delivered in 0.0388 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: