Translation of stalactite in Spanish:

stalactite

estalactita, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈstaləktʌɪt//stəˈlækˌtaɪt/

noun

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    estalactita feminine
    • Right below the stalactites, some stalagmites are forming.
    • He was in a cave, stalactites and stalagmites all around him.
    • The caves also contain stalagmites and stalactites which can only be seen in limestone caves.
    • Stalagmites rise from shelves in the side of the cave and stalactites drop to just clear of my head.
    • He collected a stalactite from an underwater cave.
    • Our path is frequently obstructed by various cave things like stalactites, stalagmites, and blind butterbats.
    • His sharp eyes listened to the drops of limestone water forming new stalactites and stalagmites.
    • We had plenty of time to admire the water clarity, the stalactites and stalagmites and the view of trees framed by the entrance.
    • Only the tops of a few mountains were left above water, and some of these became the Balearic Islands, with limestone caves full of stalagmites and stalactites.
    • Calcite, or calcium carbonate, is the main constituent of limestone and of cave formations such as stalagmites and stalactites.
    • A rough circle of stalactites and stalagmites dominated the centre of the cave, looking for all the world like a set of stone, needle-like teeth.
    • She gazed at the stalactites and stalagmites lining the floors and ceiling of the cave.
    • In the caves there are marvellous stalactites and stalagmites, which must place these caves amongst the most beautiful in the world.
    • There were numerous pools of boiling lava, and stalactites and stalagmites joined to form crude natural columns.
    • Originally formed by a subterranean stream, then flooded by the sea, it is a rare opportunity to dive in salt water among stalactites and stalagmites.
    • When a stalactite or stalagmite is deposited it contains a large amount of uranium and no thorium because of differences in the chemical behaviour of these elements.
    • The beautiful stalactite and stalagmite formations in the cave are a sight one would seldom get to see in a lifetime.
    • Limestone dissolved by trickling water has formed both stalagmites and stalactites, and the beauty of the Cave is notable in its own right.
    • It is a fairytale world of weirdly shaped hills, as well as spectacular caverns of stalagmites and stalactites in endless shapes and forms.
    • The largest developed limestone cave in Idaho, Minnetonka Cave offers a variety of stalactites and stalagmites within its walls.