Iron Ore

Science / Geology / Iron Ore: A chemical sedimentary rock that forms when iron and oxygen (and sometimes other substances) combine in solution and deposit as a sediment. Hematite is the most common sedimentary iron ore mineral. Picture of Iron Ore.

Iron (Fe)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Iron (Fe): Atomic number: 26, Atomic mass: 55.85 g.mol -1, Electronegativity: 1.8, Density: 7.8 g.cm-3 at 20°C, Melting point: 1536 °C, Boiling point: 2861 °C, Vanderwaalsradius: 0.126 nm, Ionic radius: 0.076 MORE

Longshore Current

Science / Geology / Longshore Current: A current that moves parallel to a shore and is formed from the momentum of breaking waves that approach the shore obliquely. MORE

Long Shore Current

Science / Tides and Currents / Long Shore Current: A current paralleling the shore largely within the surf zone. It is caused by the excess water brought to the zone by the small net mass transport of wind waves. Long shore currents feed into rip curr MORE

Long Iron

Entertainment / Golf / Long Iron: The longer-shafted, steeper-faced, (and hopefully) longer distance irons, generally numbers 1 through 4 MORE

Longshore Drift

Science / Geology / Longshore Drift: The movement of sediment along a coastline caused by waves striking the coast at an oblique angle. The waves wash sediment particles up the beach at an oblique angle and the swash back to the sea carr MORE

Lore

Entertainment / Video Games / Lore: Term used to describe the extensive backstory generated for a video game world. MORE

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