Devonian system

Devonian system
девонская система, девонская формация

Англо-русский словарь по ядерным испытаниям и горному делу. 2013.

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  • Devonian Period — Interval of geologic time from 417 to 354 million years ago; it was the fourth period of the Paleozoic Era. During the Devonian, a giant continent was situated in the Southern Hemisphere (see Gondwana), and other landmasses were located in the… …   Universalium

  • Devonian — For the Celtic language, see Southwestern Brythonic language; for the residents of the English county, see Devon. Devonian Period 416–359.2 million years ago …   Wikipedia

  • system — n. 1 a complex whole; a set of connected things or parts; an organized body of material or immaterial things. 2 a set of devices (e.g. pulleys) functioning together. 3 Physiol. a a set of organs in the body with a common structure or function… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Devonian — De*vo ni*an, a. (Geol.) Of or pertaining to Devon or Devonshire in England; as, the Devonian rocks, period, or system. [1913 Webster] {Devonian age} (Geol.), the age next older than the Carboniferous and later than the Silurian; called also the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Devonian age — Devonian De*vo ni*an, a. (Geol.) Of or pertaining to Devon or Devonshire in England; as, the Devonian rocks, period, or system. [1913 Webster] {Devonian age} (Geol.), the age next older than the Carboniferous and later than the Silurian; called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Devonian — /dəˈvoʊniən / (say duh vohneeuhn) adjective 1. relating to a geological period or a system of rocks following the Silurian and preceding the Carboniferous. –noun 2. the Devonian period or system …  

  • Devonian — adjective Etymology: Devon, England Date: 1612 1. of or relating to Devonshire, England 2. of, relating to, or being the period of the Paleozoic era between the Silurian and the Mississippian or the corresponding system of rocks see geologic time …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Devonian — /deuh voh nee euhn/, adj. 1. Geol. noting or pertaining to a period of the Paleozoic Era, 405 to 345 million years ago, characterized by the dominance of fishes and the advent of amphibians and ammonites. See table under geologic time. 2. of or… …   Universalium

  • Devonian — De•vo•ni•an [[t]dəˈvoʊ ni ən[/t]] adj. 1) gel noting or pertaining to a period of the Paleozoic Era, 405 million to 345 million years ago, characterized by the dominance of fishes and the advent of amphibians and ammonites 2) of or pertaining to… …   From formal English to slang

  • Devonian — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or relating to Devon in SW England. 2 Geol. of or relating to the fourth period of the Palaeozoic era with evidence of the first amphibians and tree forests. Usage: Cf. Appendix II. n. 1 this period or system. 2 a native of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Late Devonian extinction — …   Wikipedia


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