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Mineral meaning

mineral - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
  2. 2. An inorganic species or substance occurring in nature, having a definite chemical composition and usually a distinct crystalline form. Rocks, except certain glassy igneous forms, are either simple minerals or aggregates of minerals.
  3. 3. A mine.
  4. 4. Anything which is neither animal nor vegetable, as in the most general classification of things into three kingdoms ( animal, vegetable, and mineral).
  5. 5. Of or pertaining to minerals; consisting of a mineral or of minerals; as, a mineral substance.
  6. 6. Impregnated with minerals; as, mineral waters.
  7. 7. An inorganic substance, found on or in the earth.
  8. 8. Pertaining to, or containing, minerals.

mineral - examples of usage

  1. This, too, is the main reason why benefit is derived from a prolonged stay at mineral springs by the human victims of gravel. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. Parasites, mineral and narcotic poisons, hot weather, and severe exertion or excessive excitement may cause this condition. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  3. Now it is upon this cosmic element, inherent in all things from mineral to man, that Thought- Power acts, because, being impersonal, it has no private purpose of its own with which to oppose the suggestion that is being impressed upon it. - "The Law and the Word", Thomas Troward.
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