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Definition of "schistose" [schis•tose]

  • Of or relating to schist. (adjective)
  • Having the character of schist. (adjective)

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Use "schistose" in a sentence
  • "That such gaps were originally filled by standing stones is beyond question, indeed, the base of a "schistose" stone (see Class 3 in the Lithology above) was actually discovered by"
  • "The schistose rocks from Scott's Nunatak are streaked, and, in part, very fine-grained quartz diorite schists."
  • "First, in the north, three convergent valleys are surmounted by crests oriented north-south comprising schistose and sandstone."
Words like "schistose"
off-the
precambrian
reddish-yellow
sand-covered
shelf-like
up-thrust
dirtand
bluish-gray