Rimstone

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Origin

First recorded in 1925–30; rim + stone (Source: dictionary.com)

1930s. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Rimstone

Rimstone

noun

  1. a calcareous deposit forming a dam at the edge or outlet of an overflowing pool of water, as in a cavern.

dictionary.com

Rimstone

noun

  1. A thin deposit of calcite forming a dam round the rim of an overflowing basin or evaporating pool of water, typically found in caves.

lexico.com

Rimstone

noun

  1. : a calcareous deposit formed as a ring around an overflowing basin (as of a mineral hot spring)

merriam-webster.com

Nearby words

rimose , rimouski , rimple , rimrock , rimsky-korsakov , rimu , rimula , rimy , rin , rina

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