from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to Neptune, the god of the sea, or to the ocean or sea itself.
  • In geology, formed by water or in its presence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun (Geol.) One who adopts the Neptunian theory.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the ocean or sea.
  • adjective (Geol.) Formed by water or aqueous solution.
  • adjective (Ethnol.) the Malay and Polynesian races.
  • adjective (Geol.) the theory of Werner, which referred the formation of all rocks and strata to the agency of water; -- opposed to the Plutonic theory.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of the Neptune of Greek mythology
  • adjective astronomy Of or pertaining to Neptune, the eighth planet of the Solar System
  • adjective geology Formed by the action of water
  • adjective physics Pertaining to the element neptunium
  • noun science fiction An inhabitant of the planet Neptune.


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