limestone limestone  /ˈlaɪm ˌstoʊn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals

Usage(s):

  1. Acid, for instance, dissolves limestone, but it also destroys many types of fossils.
  2. Then he picked up the bullhorn again and approached another crowd of extras covered like ghosts in thick white limestone powder.
  3. EGBU-28 bunker busters burrowed through yards of limestone, and AGM-65 Maverick missiles homed in on cave openings, destroying the labyrinths and their inhabitants.

News

  1. Limestone's Western Steer adds mail services

    LIMESTONE — When customers stop at the Western Steer Mini Mart off Route 219, they can pick up a carton of milk, order a pizza and mail a few letters.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Salamanca Press

  2. Limestone summer hoops team already thinking about March

    Three months after playing in the IHSA March Madness, the Limestone Rockets are working hard this summer with eyes on a repeat trip to state.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WEEK News 25 Central Illinois

  3. Mo. limestone cutter shares passion for history with clients

    A limestone worker is sharing his passion for history with his clients.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: KSDK St. Louis

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Quotes

  1. Egypt's antiquities chief, Zahi Hawass, said: "It doesn't look great because it was built from mud brick and not built of limestone, but I really believe that this tomb is very important."
    on Feb 20, 2007 By: Zahi Hawass Source: BBC News

  2. "I know you all have heard that the president had this beautiful limestone cross built on this peninsula in our lake, and that's where they got married, in front of this limestone cross that is the same limestone that our house is built from. So...
    on May 12, 2008 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

  3. "We're not, of course, the heaviest of rock banks, as you may have noticed," frontman Chris Martin said in thanking the crowd for their Rock Album honor. "We're more a little limestone kind of rock-a little something, but just as charming."
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Chris Martin Source: FanBolt.Com

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