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Synonyms for limestone
ˈlaɪmˌstoʊn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. limestone(noun)

    a sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    calcareous, lime, chalk

How to pronounce limestone?

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Veena
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How to use limestone in a sentence?

  1. Coco Peterson:

    Bluestone—an exceptionally hard limestone—has a low water absorption so it’s an ideal dining surface.

  2. Henk Jonkers:

    It is combining nature with construction materials, nature is supplying us a lot of functionality for free -- in this case, limestone-producing bacteria. If we can implement it in materials, we can really benefit from it, so I think it's a really nice example of tying nature and the built environments together in one new concept.

  3. Toby Daly-Engel:

    The coral will die, leaving just its skeleton behind, which eventually turns into limestone, then, in come the animals like starfishes and sea urchins; we call those grazers. So instead of a bunch of different species sharks, bony fishes, invertebrates and mollusks you end up with a reef with four to five species in it, tops. Thats a dead reef.


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