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Definition of the adjective azoic

What does azoic mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. before the appearance of life
    • example: azoic rocks contain not organic remains
    • domain: geology
    • similar: early

Alternative definition of the adjective azoic


  1. Destitute of any vestige of organic life, or at least of animal life; anterior to the existence of animal life; formed when there was no animal life on the globe; as, the azoic rocks.


  1. Azoic a.k.a. The Azoic is an electronic dance band that was formed in Columbus, Ohio in February 1996.
    • members:
    • albums: "Illuminate", "Conflict", "Forward and Conflict", "Forward...", "The Divine Suffering", "Where Broken Angels Lie", "Re:Illumination (The Mixes)", "Corruption"
    • official website:
  2. Azoic is a musical group.
    • album: "Gateways"


  1. "Azoic" a.k.a. "Stadiae II" is a musical album of Bog Morok.
    • released in (11 years ago)
  2. "Azoic" is a musical album of Specimen.
    • released in (17 years ago)

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Azoic

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Google previewThe Harvard encyclopedia (1890)

a dictionary of language arts, sciences, and general literature

AZOIC, a. d- zoik [Gr. a, ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

AZOIC, a-zc/Ik (Gk. &{aoi, azoos, lifeless, from d, a, priv. + fwij, z5e, life). A name applied by Sir Roderick Murchison, in 1845, to the old crystalline rocks of the Scandinavian Peninsula, in recognition of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (1998)

by Johanna G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers

Numbers of organisms diminished with depth and no animals were dredged below 300 fathoms, leading to the conclusion that no life was possible in the deep ocean, it was azoic. Forbes did not know that in 1818, Sir John Ross had ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

and by the Azoic (no life) divisions in descending order, and succeeded by the Mcsozoic ( Mediaeval life) the Ccnozoic (recent life) and the Psychozoic (mind life) time divisions, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

The so-called “Azoic " rocks have already been made to yield evidence of life, and there is no reason to presuppose the impossibility of finding other records of still earlier organisms. The prevailing rocks of the Archean system are igneous, ...

Google previewEnvironmental Law Lexicon (2013)

by Nicholas A. Robinson

AZOIC: Without animals or life; of a lifeless region; the part ...

Google previewLexicon of geologic names of the United States (including Alaska). (1938)

and overlies Azoic Ocoee cgls. and slates. J. M. Safford and J. B. Killebrew, 1874 (Resources of Tenn.) and 1876 (Elem. Geol. Teno.), Included in Chilhowee ss. all beds btw. fKnox ss. (Rome fm.) and tOcoee group. This usage probably did not ...

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Scrabble value of A1Z10O1I1C3

The value of this 5-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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