Foliated Fo"li*a`ted, a. 1. Having leaves, or leaflike projections; as, a foliated shell. [1913 Webster]

2. (Arch.) Containing, or consisting of, foils; as, a foliated arch. [1913 Webster]

3. (Min.) Characterized by being separable into thin plates or folia; as, graphite has a foliated structure. [1913 Webster]

4. (Geol.) Laminated, but restricted to the variety of laminated structure found in crystalline schist, as mica schist, etc.; schistose. [1913 Webster]

5. Spread over with an amalgam of tin and quicksilver. [1913 Webster]

{Foliated telluium}. (Min.) See {Nagyagite}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • foliated — fo•li•at•ed [[t]ˈfoʊ liˌeɪ tɪd[/t]] adj. 1) shaped like a leaf or leaves 2) mir pet consisting of thin and separable laminae 3) archit. a) ornamented with or composed of foils: foliated tracery[/ex] b) ornamented with representations of foliage:… …   From formal English to slang

  • Foliated — Foliate Fo li*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Foliated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Foliating}.] 1. To beat into a leaf, or thin plate. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To spread over with a thin coat of tin and quicksilver; as, to foliate a looking glass. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foliated — adjective Date: 1650 1. composed of or separable into layers < a foliated rock > 2. ornamented with foils or a leaf design …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • foliated — /foh lee ay tid/, adj. 1. shaped like a leaf or leaves: foliated ornaments. 2. Also, foliate. Petrol., Mineral. consisting of thin and separable laminae. 3. Archit. foliate (def. 3). [1640 50; FOLIATE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • foliated — adjective 1. ornamented with foliage or foils foliate tracery a foliated capital • Syn: ↑foliate • Pertains to noun: ↑foliage, ↑foliage (for: ↑foliate …   Useful english dictionary

  • foliated — adjective a) (of a rock) Having a structure of thin layers b) Decorated with foliage …   Wiktionary

  • foliated — Synonyms and related words: bowery, branched, branching, branchy, filmy, foliaceous, foliaged, foliate, foliose, in layers, lamellar, lamellate, lamellated, lamelliform, laminate, laminated, laminous, leaflike, leafy, leaved, leavy, membranous,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • foliated — adj. having leaves; covered in leaves; leaflike; decorated with leaflike shapes fo·li·ate || fəʊlɪeɪt v. produce leaves; separate into thin layers; decorate with leaves; number pages adj. having leaves; covered in leaves; leaflike;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foliated — adjective 1》 decorated with leaves or leaf like motifs.     ↘Architecture decorated with foils. 2》 chiefly Geology consisting of thin sheets or laminae …   English new terms dictionary

  • foliated — a. (Min.) Lamellar, lamellate, lamellated, laminate (d), foliaceous, schistose …   New dictionary of synonyms

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