porphorry

Dutch translation: porfier

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English term or phrase:porphorry --> porphyry
Dutch translation:porfier
Entered by: Evert DELOOF-SYS

13:52 Feb 24, 2002
English to Dutch translations [Non-PRO]
Science
English term or phrase: porphorry
The pier made of blocks of porphorry carries the dewar with the gravity sensing unit.
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porfier
Explanation:
Moet welhaast een typo zijn;
'porphorry' is me onbekend - 'porphyry' is evenwel 'porfier'

Porfier: Een zeer hard en duurzaam gesteente van vulkanische
oorsprong en sinds 300 jaar ...

www.kesteleyn.be/SiteNL/Pages/Porfier.htm

Porphyry is any igneous rock in which relatively large, conspicuous crystals (called phenocrysts) are set in a fine-grained groundmass.

http://agcwww.bio.ns.ca/schools/EarthNet/english/glossary/p/...
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Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 11:31
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dankjewel -xxx-
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porfier


Explanation:
Moet welhaast een typo zijn;
'porphorry' is me onbekend - 'porphyry' is evenwel 'porfier'

Porfier: Een zeer hard en duurzaam gesteente van vulkanische
oorsprong en sinds 300 jaar ...

www.kesteleyn.be/SiteNL/Pages/Porfier.htm

Porphyry is any igneous rock in which relatively large, conspicuous crystals (called phenocrysts) are set in a fine-grained groundmass.

http://agcwww.bio.ns.ca/schools/EarthNet/english/glossary/p/...

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 11:31
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 2706
Grading comment
dankjewel -xxx-

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