Definition of Cambrian. Meaning of Cambrian. Synonyms of Cambrian

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Definition of Cambrian

Cambrian
Primordial Pri*mor"di*al, a. [L. primordialis, from primordium the first beginning; primus first + ordiri to begin a web, to begin: cf. F. primordial.] 1. First in order; primary; original; of earliest origin; as, primordial condition. ``The primordial facts of our intelligent nature.' --Sir W. Hamilton. 2. (Geol.) Of or pertaining to the lowest beds of the Silurian age, corresponding to the Acadian and Potsdam periods in American geology. It is called also Cambrian, and by many geologists is separated from the Silurian. 3. (Biol.) Originally or earliest formed in the growth of an individual or organ; as, a primordial leaf; a primordial cell. Primordial utricle (Bot.), the interior lining of a young vegetable cell.
Cambrian
Cambrian Cam"bri*an, a. 1. (Geog.) Of or pertaining to Cambria or Wales. 2. (Geol.) Of or pertaining to the lowest subdivision of the rocks of the Silurian or Molluscan age; -- sometimes described as inferior to the Silurian. It is named from its development in Cambria or Wales. See the Diagram under Geology.
Cambrian
Cambrian Cam"bri*an, n. 1. A native of Cambria or Wales. 2. (Geol.) The Cambrian formation.

Meaning of Cambrian from wikipedia

- The Cambrian Period ( /ˈkæm.bri.ən, ˈkeɪm-/ KAM-bree-ən, KAYM-) was the first geological period of the Paleozoic Era, and of the Phanerozoic Eon. The Cambrian...
- The Cambrian explosion or Cambrian radiation was an event approximately 541 million years ago in the Cambrian period when practically all major animal...
- The Precambrian (or Pre-Cambrian, sometimes abbreviated pЄ, or Cryptozoic) is the earliest part of Earth's history, set before the current Phanerozoic...
- Cambrian Mountains (Welsh: Mynyddoedd Cambria, in a narrower sense: Elenydd) are a series of mountain ranges in Wales. Originally the term "Cambrian Mountains"...
- British Airways when BOAC, BEA, Cambrian and Northeast merged on 1 April 1974. Cambrian was set up on 25 April 1935 as Cambrian Air Services. The airline's...
- The Cambrian Line (Welsh: Rheilffordd y Cambrian) is a railway that runs from Shrewsbury (in Shropshire, England) to Aberystwyth (in Ceredigion) and Pwllheli...
- and funded by the province of Ontario, Cambrian has campuses in Sudbury, Espanola and Little Current. Cambrian works in partnership with school boards...
- The Cambrian, a w****ly newspaper started by George Haynes and L. W. Dillwyn in 1804, was the first newspaper published in Wales. Its original publisher...
- The Cambrian period, during which the Cambrian explosion took place, is composed of the Early Cambrian, Middle Cambrian and Late Cambrian. Cambrian may...
- The Cambrian Colliery was a large coal mine that operated between 1872 and 1967 near Clydach Vale in the Rhondda Valley, south Wales. It is notable for...
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