English version

schist

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Geology
schistschist /ʃɪst/ noun [uncountable]  HEGa type of rock that naturally breaks apart into thin flat pieces
Examples from the Corpus
schistNear the waterline, the rushing waters have polished the schist to gunmetal, and carved it into fantastic flutes and chambers.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Word of the day luck out to be lucky