microlite

microlite

[mahy-kruh-lahyt]
noun Mineralogy.
1.
any microscopic crystal.
2.
a mineral, principally calcium pyrotantalate, Ca 2 Ta 2 O 7 , usually including niobium, fluorine, and other impurities, occurring in cubic crystals.

Origin:
1825–35; micro- + -lite

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microlight or microlite (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌlaɪt)
 
n
a small private aircraft carrying no more than two people, with an empty weight of not more than 150 kg and a wing area not less than 10 square metres: used in pleasure flying and racing
 
microlite or microlite
 
n

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