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Definition of the noun devonian

What does devonian mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. from 405 million to 345 million years ago; preponderance of fishes and appearance of amphibians and ammonites

Alternative definition of the noun devonian

noun

  1. [chiefly dated] A native or inhabitant of the English region of Devon.

proper noun

  1. [geology] the Devonian period

Definition of the adjective devonian

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adjective

  1. [geology] of a geologic period within the Paleozoic era; comprises lower, middle and upper epochs from about 415 to 360 million years ago
  2. [chiefly dated] Of or pertaining to the English region of Devon.

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Google previewGeology (1905)

by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury

The Upper Devonian is the chief source of oil and gas in western Pennsylvania1 and southwestern New York, and is one of the sources in West Virginia,2 the oil being derived chiefly from porous beds. The Middle Devonian is ...

Google previewEarth history : genesis-Paleozoic (1906)

by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury

The Upper Devonian is the chief source of oil and gas in western Pennsylvania1 and southwestern New York, and is one of the sources in West Virginia,2 the oil being derived chiefly from porous beds. The Middle Devonian is ...

Google previewGeology: Earth history: Genesis (1905)

by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury

The Upper Devonian is the chief source of oil and gas in western Pennsylvania1 and southwestern New York, and is one of the sources in West Virginia,2 the oil being derived chiefly from porous beds. The Middle Devonian is ...

Google previewGeology: Earth history: Genesis-Paleozoic (1907)

by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury

The Upper Devonian is the chief source of oil and gas in western Pennsylvania' and southwestern New York, and is one of the sources in West Virginia,2 the oil being derived chiefly from porous beds. The Middle Devonian is the oil- producing ...

Google previewPre-Mesozoic Ice Ages (1999)

Their Bearing on Understanding the Climate System by John C. Crowell

The Late Devonian is a time of marked physical and biological changes, including the FrasnianFamennian extinction (McGhee, 1996). It is also viewed as a cool time in the midst of a long interval of warmth (Frakes et al., 1992). About 15 m.y. ...

Google previewConservation of Building and Decorative Stone (1998)

by John Ashurst, Francis G. Dimes

Devonian sandstones The Devonian is the oldest period to have yielded sandstones that were used on a large scale outside the areas where they crop out. The Old Red Sandstone is the name given to a series of rocks deposited mostly on ...

Google previewThe Fairbanks and Rampart Quadrangles, Yukon-Tanana Region, Alaska (1910)

by Louis Marcus Prindle

Above the Devonian is a great thickness of quartzites and sandstones with some argillaceous beds. The Upper Devonian and the Carboniferous dip away from the fault at the crest of the anticline on either side. BULLION. GEOLOGY AND ORE ...

Google previewA reconnaissance of some mining camps in Elko, Lander, and Eureka counties, Nevada (1910)

by William Harvey Emmons

Above the Devonian is a great thickness of quartzites and sandstones with some argillaceous beds. The Upper Devonian and the Carboniferous dip away from the fault at the crest of the anticline on either side. BULLION. GEOLOGY AND ORE ...

Google previewBiology, Concepts and Applications (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The Devonian is a geologic period and system of the.

Google previewThe Tallgrass Prairie Reader (2014)

by John T Price

Yet the Devonian is the era that has tapped most persistently into Iowa's imagina- tion, among geologists, paleontologists, and ordinary Iowa-ologists.

Google previewOrigins (2006)

A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English by Eric Partridge

Devonian is the adj (-ian) of Devon; devonite an -ite derivative of Mt Devon in Missouri; and Devon is short for Devonshire, 0E Defenscir, Defnaseir , ...

Google previewUnderstanding Late Devonian and Permian-Triassic Biotic and Climatic Events (2005)

by Jeff Over, Jared Morrow, P. Wignall

The Late Devonian is an excellent time to examine changing geographic ranges for several reasons. Firstly, the Middle to Late Devonian transition involved a dramatic change from a highly endemic Middle Devonian fauna to a cosmopolitan ...

Google previewWhen Fish Got Feet, Sharks Got Teeth, and Bugs Began to Swarm (2007)

A Cartoon Prehistory of Life Long Before Dinosaurs by Hannah Bonner

The absolute best site for learning about life on land and in freshwater in the Devonian is called Devonian Times, www.devoniantimes.ora. It has all sorts of in- depth information that you won't easily find anywhere else, and good links to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Devonian The fourth of the six periods of the *Palaeozoic Era, preceded by the * Silurian and followed by the *Carboniferous. It began about 416 Ma ago and ended about 359.2 Ma ago. In Europe there are both marine and continental facies ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Earth and Space Science (2010)

by Timothy M. Kusky, Katherine E. Cullen

Middle Devonian coral reef construction, including different metazoans such as the coelenterates (Tom...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Earth Science (2009)

by Jacqueline Smith

Devonian glasses such as obsidian and pitchstone, which are metastable, often accompanied by secondary hydration. Devitrification is indicated by the presence of incipient CRYS- TALLITES and SPHERULITIC growth of quartz and feldspar.

Google previewLexicon of Geologic Names of the United States for 1936-1960 (1966)

by Grace C. Keroher

In central Montana, shales, mudstones, and argillaceous dolomites assigned to Devonian are apparently transitional with beds lithologically like Upper Cambrian Dry Creek shale. Weed (1900) and Deiss ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

DEVONIAN PERIOD 433 434 DEW. DEVELOPMENT Noun. (French, développement > développer = to develop. PL, Developments.) 1. Change in an organism from one form of structural organization to another form of structural organization.

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