obsidian

[ US /əbˈsɪdiən/ ]
[ UK /ɒbsˈɪdi‍ən/ ]
NOUN
  1. acid or granitic glass formed by the rapid cooling of lava without crystallization; usually dark, but transparent in thin pieces
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How To Use obsidian In A Sentence

  • Glass in the form of a volcanic residue such as obsidian is found in nature. The Plastics Revolution « Colleen Anderson
  • Trade was important and again focused on the ceremonial sites: obsidian, magnetite, serpentine, and mica were among the materials acquired through exchange.
  • Now all that surrounds us is a close crescent of dagger-edged, obsidian-black hills.
  • Esparza explained to us that the colors in obsidian come from traces of different minerals embedded in it. Obsidian in Mexico: gift of the gods
  • Plastic Man met his death (seemingly) in the Obsidian Age, 3,000 years ago, andthis event traumatized the JLA. Hero/Villain of the Week! « Giant Killer Squid - Film, Comics, News, Reviews and more
  • A glass tide tinkled on the hull of the receiver, its echoing obsidian.
  • An archeologist looks out over what was once Lake Magdalena from the top of former Itztlitlan Island, thought to have been the largest obsidian workshop in the world. An archeologist looks out over what was once Lake Magdalena from the top of former Itztlitlan Island, thought to have been the largest obsidian workshop in the world. The 53-kilometer stretch of highway from Tala to San Marcos in the state of Jalisco boas
  • After rain, for example, it was relatively easy to find obsidian as the sand that covered it was washed away by the water.
  • The other half quaked, disturbed by the glowering lines of his face, the reproachful glare of his obsidian eyes.
  • Silent as stones like two black pillars carved from obsidian rock.
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