Meaning of MINERAL in English

MINERAL

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

mineral resources

This area is rich in mineral resources.

mineral water (= water that has natural substances in it, and is sold in bottles )

The mineral water comes from the Scottish mountain.

mineral water

a glass of mineral water

mineral/oil etc extraction

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

heavy

Uma is the only sure indicator for the presence of heavy minerals .

Provenance work on the turbidite sandstones has indicated at least two sources for heavy minerals .

Samples of stream waters and heavy mineral concentrates are also taken at the same sites.

A minor, but important constituent of many sandstones are the heavy minerals , with a specific gravity in excess of 2.9.

other

The Dead Sea waters contain a high concentration of salts composed of potassium, bromine and magnesium as well as other minerals .

Limits may be set also by deficiencies of nitrogen and other key minerals in the soils.

Dietary concentrations of other minerals and of vitamins were according to the AIN-76 recommendations.

Both minerals are stained yellow; other minerals are unstained.

rich

These plants bring nutrients up from the deeper soil and improve its structure making it very rich in trace minerals .

Other sources of a suitable soda-#rich mineral with the same specific impurity pattern are difficult to suggest.

Low in fat and sodium, rich in minerals and fibre, the raisin contains virtually no fear-inducing cholesterol.

The land is rich in minerals such as gold, niobium and cassiterite.

You can drink water or fruit juice, which is rich in minerals and vitamins.

Manganese-#rich minerals can be used to produce black or brown colours.

■ NOUN

bone

Each patient had three measurements of bone mineral density and rates of bone loss were estimated by linear regression for each subject.

Figure 1 shows the cumulative absolute changes in bone mineral content/bone width and bone mineral density after ranking each patient by age.

Figures 2 and 3 show the percentage changes in bone mineral density.

One study that identified 25% of women had a bone mineral density more than 2 standard deviations below normals.

The correlations between steroid dose and the changes in bone mineral density were not statistically significant.

The percentage improvement in spinal bone mineral density is similar to that reported in normal women receiving this dose of oestrogen.

clay

The Thorium versus Potassium cross-plot confirms illite as being the main clay and kaolinite as the secondary clay mineral .

These very weak stones are rich in water, which is bound up in both hydrated salts and clay minerals .

It relies on the preferential absorption on to clay minerals of an ultra-violet sensitive dye.

Quartz, feldspar, and the clay minerals make up the bulk of that contribution.

Chemical weathering is of the greatest importance in producing fine material, as clay minerals are formed by this process.

These clay minerals can form by diagenesis.

This water is so weakly-bound to the clay minerals that it turns to steam at low temperatures.

They are often found mixed with other clay minerals and with calcareous materials.

density

Each patient had three measurements of bone mineral density and rates of bone loss were estimated by linear regression for each subject.

Figure 1 shows the cumulative absolute changes in bone mineral content/bone width and bone mineral density after ranking each patient by age.

Figures 2 and 3 show the percentage changes in bone mineral density .

One study that identified 25% of women had a bone mineral density more than 2 standard deviations below normals.

The correlations between steroid dose and the changes in bone mineral density were not statistically significant.

The percentage improvement in spinal bone mineral density is similar to that reported in normal women receiving this dose of oestrogen.

silicate

Many silicate minerals also have polymeric chain structures.

These meteorites, called chondrites, are composed principally of silicate minerals , usually with some metallic iron and sulfides.

water

An empty bottle of wine and a bottle half full of mineral water stood on a cabinet.

Three meals a day are pre-ordered, wine and mineral water included.

Not easy, is it, especially when you've got the mineral water and bags of flour aboard?

And drink mineral water rather than the inevitable lager.

■ VERB

contain

However, any diet high in foods that contain few vitamins and minerals is likely to lead to some degree of illness.

They are lighter in colour and lower in density than basalts or andesites, and contain fewer dark minerals .

Spirits don't contain any vitamins or minerals .

But it contains no vitamins, minerals , amino acids or other essential nutrients.

The fluid contains various vitamins, minerals , sugars and proteins and it is the protein that sometimes gels to form lumps.

These contain both minerals and vitamins and some also contain amino acids.

All clay contains such minerals , and when pottery is fired, the energy stored in the crystals is released as light.

identify

The use of polarised light allows the analyst to identify the anisotropic minerals present.

The physical properties that identify this mineral for mineralogists and jewelers set this substance apart.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

explore (sth) for oil/minerals/gold etc

the animal/plant/mineral kingdom

It ignores the obvious discriminations which we make between similar treatment of different species within the animal kingdom .

Its object was to show the comparative structure and functions of organs throughout the animal kingdom .

Molluscs Molluscs belong to the largest phylum in the animal kingdom and are a very varied group of animals.

The circles were full up, and therefore man was not a part of the animal kingdom at all.

They are the tanks of the animal kingdom , and they come in many forms.

This we shall see to be as true of man as of any of his relatives in the animal kingdom .

Upon the balance between them depends the enormous variety of societies seen in the animal kingdom .

With man effort not often matched in the animal kingdom , he overcame that considerable obstacle.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

an area rich in minerals

This cereal says it's fortified with 10 essential vitamins and minerals.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

An alternative explanation of such uplifts involves the effects of density changes in minerals in the upper mantle.

Both statements agree: Get your vitamins and minerals from your plate, not your medicine chest.

Color seen in thin sections is a good, quick guide to the identification of certain minerals.

In many cases, we are still discovering new minerals that influence our health.

Life as ever-renewing mineral , and minerals as slow life.

Studies of the spectrum of sunlight reflected from these asteroids have given us useful information on the minerals present in them.

The instances of effective crack-stoppers in minerals are fortuitous.

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