Etymologie, Etimología, Étymologie, Etimologia, Etymology
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Geologie, Geología, Géologie, Geologia, Geology

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stalagmite (W3)

Der frz., engl. "stalagmite" wächst in Tropfsteinhöhlen vom Boden in die Höhe. Die Bezeichnung dt. "Stalagmit", frz. "stalagmite", engl. "stalagmite" (1681), geht über neulat. "stalagmites" zurück auf griech. "stalaktos" = dt. "tropfen", griech. "stálagma" = dt. "Tropfen", griech. "stalagmós" = dt. "Getröpfel", griech. "stalássein", "stalassein" = dt. "tropfen". Die Bezeichnung "stalagmite" soll durch Georgius Fabricius geprägt und von Conrad Gesner verbreitet worden sein.

(E?)(L1) http://www.atlasobscura.com/places

Baker, Nevada
Lehman Caves
A Gothic Palace, endless stalagmites, and pseudoscorpions wait within one of the world's most beautiful caves.
Sponsored by TravelNevada


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Alghero, Italy
Neptune's Grotto
Stalactites and stalagmites in a beautifully lit cave
Geological Oddities, Curious Caves, Subterranean Sites


(E2)(L1) http://www.dictionary.com/browse/stalagmite

stalagmite


(E?)(L?) http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=stalagmite

"stalagmite" (n.), cone-shaped formation of carbonate of lime on the floor of a cave, 1680s, from Modern Latin "stalagmites" (1650s, Olaus Wormius), from Greek "stalagmos" "a dropping," or "stalagma" "a drop, drip, that which drops," from "stalassein" "to trickle" (see "stalactite"). Related: "Stalagmitic"; "stalagmitical".


(E?)(L?) http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/earth/geology/stalactite-stalagmite.htm

What's the difference between stalactites and stalagmites?


(E?)(L?) http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2007-July/subject.html

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The old "stalactite - hold tight to ceiling" and "stalagmite - might rise up from the floor" goes back to at least the 1800s!
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(E?)(L?) http://www.oddmusic.com/gallery/om25450.html

The Great Stalacpipe Organ

Located deep in the Luray Caverns in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley is the Great Stalacpipe Organ, the worlds largest musical instrument.

Stalactites covering 3 1/2 acres of the surrounding caverns produce tones of symphonic quality when electronically tapped by rubber-tipped mallets.

This most unique, one-of-a-kind instrument was invented in 1954 by Mr. LeIand W. Sprinkle of Springfield, Virginia, a mathematician and electronic scientist at the Pentagon.
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(E?)(L?) http://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/stalagmite

stalagmite


(E?)(L?) http://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/phylum#word=A




(E?)(L?) https://www.waywordradio.org/stalagtites-vs-stalagmites/

Stalagtites vs. Stalagmites

Posted by grantbarrett on March 6, 2010 · Add Comment

Have trouble remembering the difference between stalagtites and stalagmites? Martha shares a mnemonic that will help. This is part of a complete episode.


(E?)(L?) https://www.waywordradio.org/puzzles-poetry-and-pooflapoo/

Puzzles, Poetry, and Pooflapoo

Posted by Grant Barrett on March 22, 2011 · Add Comment

Hi, all --

In this week's archive edition, we talked about "pooflapoo pie" vs. "Watergate salad," "more" vs. "most," "stalactite" vs. "stalagmite," weather proverbs, and tricks for spelling difficult words. Listen:

http://www.waywordradio.org/sailors-delight/

Many of you reminded us afterward of a handy mnemonic for those cave formations: "StalaCtite" is from the "Ceiling" and "stalaGmite" is from the "Ground."
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(E?)(L?) http://wordinfo.info/units/index/S
(E?)(L?) http://wordinfo.info/unit/3527/ip:10/il:S

Word Unit: Stalactites, Stalagmites, and Stalacto-Stalagmites (also known as "dripstones").


(E?)(L?) http://www.wordsmith.org/words/stalagmite.html

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NOTES: A similar tapering structure hanging from the roof of a cave is called a stalactite. It's easy to remember which is which. Ground: "stalaGmite"; Ceiling: "stalaCtite".
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(E?)(L?) http://public.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/stalactites.html

STALACTITES/STALAGMITES

There’s an old joke that will help you keep these straight. Remember “ants in the pants”: the mites go up and the tights come down.


(E?)(L?) http://www.yourdictionary.com/




(E1)(L1) http://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?corpus=0&content=stalagmite
Abfrage im Google-Corpus mit 15Mio. eingescannter Bücher von 1500 bis heute.

Engl. "stalagmite" taucht in der Literatur um das Jahr 1800 auf.

(E?)(L?) http://corpora.informatik.uni-leipzig.de/


(E?)(L?) http://www.wordmap.co/#stalagmite

This experiment brings together the power of Google Translate and the collective knowledge of Wikipedia to put into context the relationship between language and geographical space.


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