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Meaning of MILLERITE

Pronunciation:  'milu`rIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a yellow mineral consisting of nickel sulfide; a minor source of nickel
 

MILLERITE is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: atomic number 28, mineral, Ni, nickel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Mil"ler*ite\, n.
    A believer in the doctrine of William Miller (d. 1849), who
    taught that the end of the world and the second coming of
    Christ were at hand.
    
    
  2. \Mil"ler*ite\, n. [From W. H. Miller, of Cambridge,
    Eng.] (Min.)
    A sulphide of nickel, commonly occurring in delicate
    capillary crystals, also in incrustations of a bronze yellow;
    -- sometimes called {hair pyrites}.
    
    
 

 

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