Foliate Synonyms & Definitions

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• FoliateDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To spread over with a thin coat of tin and quicksilver; as, to foliate a looking-glass.
  2. (a.) Furnished with leaves; leafy; as, a foliate stalk.
  3. (v. t.) To beat into a leaf, or thin plate.

• FoliatedDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Foliate
  2. (a.) Containing, or consisting of, foils; as, a foliated arch.
  3. (a.) Laminated, but restricted to the variety of laminated structure found in crystalline schist, as mica schist, etc.; schistose.
  4. (a.) Characterized by being separable into thin plates or folia; as, graphite has a foliated structure.
  5. (a.) Spread over with an amalgam of tin and quicksilver.
  6. (a.) Having leaves, or leaflike projections; as, a foliated shell.