from The Century Dictionary.

  • Composed of stalagmite, or having its character.

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

  • adjective Having the form or structure of stalagmites.

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  • adjective containing stalagmites


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  • He had gone to old man Stamatis 'house, having been summoned to deal with an earache, and had found himself gazing down into an aural orifice more dank, be-lichened, and stalagmitic even than the Drogarati cave.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin De Bernieres, Louis 2003

  • Some are very eroded or covered by thick stalagmitic flows, while others are astonishingly fresh.

    Borneo Cave Art 1999

  • Since then, too, Hero and Aminza had searched diligently among the fragments of stalagmitic rock at the foot of the final rise, discovering nothing of Yibb-Tstll's emerald eye.

    Hero Of Dreams Lumley, Brian 1986

  • It arose independent of hu'man design, like a stalagmitic cavern.

    The Unbearable Lightness of Being Kundera, Milan, 1929- 1984

  • One straining stalactite missed the satisfying kiss of its stalagmitic mate by barely a hairbreadth -- that would take more ages yet to bridge.

    The Clan of the Cave Bear Auel, Jean M. 1980

  • Sites and buildings of honor and elegance remained, he granted, but they were so nudged by vulgarities and so diminished by the stalagmitic towers of commerce that they had to be hunted down with care and did not, as they had been intended to do, burst with surprise upon the delighted eye.

    A Sense of the Past Stafford, Jean 1964

  • The stalagmitic floor is 1½, 2, and 2¼ inches thick.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 508, September 26, 1885 Various

  • This slope, in which are cut several steps, rests upon a hard, compact, and crystalline stalagmitic floor.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 508, September 26, 1885 Various

  • It is easy to explore these halls, for the floor is covered with a thick stalagmitic stratum, and is not irregular as in the majority of large caves.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 508, September 26, 1885 Various

  • In such instances stalagmitic coverings would gradually form over the confused _debris, _ and in some places acquire a thickness of several feet.

    The Prehistoric World; or, Vanished races Emory Adams Allen


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