English to German Meaning :: pumice

Pumice :
Bimsstein
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Noun(1) a light glass formed on the surface of some lavas; used as an abrasive
Verb(1) rub with pumice, in order to clean or to smoothen

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(1) If they're calloused, does she pumice them and slather them in lotion to make them soft and resilient again?(2) The surface was rough behind my back, like sharp-edged pumice .(3) We were told at the ├ö├ç├┐visitor centre├ö├ç├û that Mt. St. Helens had a ├ö├ç├┐Pyroclastic flow├ö├ç├û, which is an eruption of volcanic ash and pumice as opposed to molten lava.(4) Pompeii was buried - although not, as we now know, destroyed - when the nearby, supposedly extinct, volcano Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, covering the town and its inhabitants in many tons of pumice and volcanic ash.(5) I went swimming in Lipari; one side of the island is a mountain of pumice .(6) The substances known as PelÔö£┬«e's hair and pumice are also grouped with pyroclastic and volcaniclastic rocks.(7) There was something strangely soothing about having my Aveda Himalayan treatment in a small cave with walls as porous as pumice and pitted as a peach stone.(8) Aquatic animals have long used wood, pumice from volcanic eruptions, coconut shells, and the like as mobile homes for transport.(9) Ash was now falling on to the ships, darker and denser the closer they went, together with pieces of pumice and rocks that were blackened and shattered by fire.(10) The tracks are impressed on a volcanic pyroclastic flow (ash, pumice , and rock fragments) deposit and buried under volcanic ash.(11) About 27 million years ago, in what is now the southeastern corner of Arizona, a volcano spewed out vast amounts of hot ash and pumice that fused into a 2,000-foot layer of rock known as rhyolitic tuff.(12) These range from skarns resulting from proximity to felsic intrusive igneous activity to altered limestone volcanic ejecta associated with pumice and other pyroclastic materials.(13) Kerguelen presented all over the same dreary and desolate appearance, hills and more hills of volcanic pumice , all covered in snow and with a heavy fog that hung continually over the island so that the interior was always obscured.(14) The memorable image of Pliny's ships unable to row through a sea filled with floating pumice , brings home the true predicament in which even the most powerful found themselves.(15) Coarser fractions additionally contain volcanic clasts of vesicular and porphyritic lava, tuff and pumice .(16) Rich in pumice , ash, and tuff deposits, the conical formations are the products of explosive volcanic eruptions that occurred between 6 and 7 million years ago.
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(1) pumice stone ::
Bimsstein
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Noun
1. pumice stone ::
Bimsstein
Different Forms
pumice, pumices
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