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Definition of Tufa
TufaTufa Tu"fa, [It. fufo soft, sandy stone, L. tofus, tophus. Cf.
Tofus, Toph, and Tophin.] (Min.)
(a) A soft or porous stone formed by depositions from water,
usually calcareous; -- called also calcareous tufa.
(b) A friable volcanic rock or conglomerate, formed of
consolidated cinders, or scoria.
Meaning of Tufa from wikipedia
is a variety
of limestone formed
when carbonate minerals precipitate
out of water
in unheated rivers
or lakes. Geothermally heated
- EF-Tu (elongation factor thermo
unstable) is a prokaryotic elongation factor responsible
of an aminoacyl-tRNA (aa-tRNA) to the...
- Lake tufa dates
back to the 1880s, when Edward
S. Dana and Israel
made the first systematic descriptions
of the Mono Lake tufa
. The tufa
, a variety
of limestone Tufa
, Germanic warrior active
in 5th century Italy North
, petrified tufa formation
(? - 492/493) was a Germanic warrior active
in 5th century
Italy. The name Tufa
is East Germanic, and it is possible
that he was Rugian. He was a...
- Mestawet Tufa
(Amharic: መስታወት ቱፋ; born 14 September
1983 in Arsi) is an Ethiopian
long-distance runner. She was the winner
of the women's 10,000 metres...
- others. At 200 metres
(660 ft), the Kadishi Tufa waterfall
is the second tallest tufa waterfall
on earth. A tufa waterfall
when water running
- Caerwys Tufa
is a Site of Special Scientific Interest
in the preserved county
of Clwyd, north
, a very soft limestone
that was once used to...
- Queen Tufa
(Chinese: 禿髮王后; personal
name unknown) (died 423) was a queen
of the Xianbei-led Chinese Western
Qin dynasty. Her husband
was Qifu Chipan
- The Tufa Bridges
are two bridges
made of tufa stone located
Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Built
in 1908 by George
W. Burke, the bridges...
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