teguline

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Noun[edit]

teguline (plural tegulines)

  1. Any spider of the genus Tegulinus

Adjective[edit]

teguline (not comparable)

  1. (of clay) Of a specific type used by potters or for the making of roof tiles.
    • 1872, The Mining Magazine and Review:
      Considerable deposits of teguline clays, or potter's-clay, and tile-clay, are found in various parts of the country, especially in the Cantons of Geneva, Neuchfitel, and Berne.
    • 2016 May, Ling-Ling Zeng, Yu-Jun Cui, Nathalie Conil, Jad Zghondi, Gilles Armand, & Jean Talandier, “Experimental study on swelling behaviour and microstructure changes of natural stiff Teguline clays upon wetting”, in Canadian Geotechnical Journal, volume 54, number 5:
      This paper addresses the microstructure change induced by swelling for natural stiff Teguline clays.
    • 2017, Catherine Lerouge, J. C. Robinet, Mathieu Debure, Henry Benoît, Nicolas Maubec, Benoit Madé, & Christophe Tournassat, “Weathering profile in a near-surface aquitard: example of the teguline Clay, East Paris Basin, France.”, in Clay Conference 2017Davos, Switzerland.:
      In the studied area, surficial formations are not deeper than 6 m, and the Gault Clay is only represented by the teguline Clay.