Part of speech: adjective

Of or like granite.

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Usage examples "granitic":

  1. The upper part of this wall of rock is grey sandstone; the lower a bed of red granitic matter. - "Old Calabria", Norman Douglas.
  2. The variation from this concerned a young Englishman of education who is notified that he has inherited wealth at home but prefers to stay with his woodland wife- a beautiful Indian girl- rather than return to the granitic conventions of the old world, and to the busy idleness that goes by the name of society. - "Seeds of Pine", Janey Canuck.
  3. Probably gold may be met with, and copper and lead may be found in the Koikunenup Range, which is not entirely a granitic range, but is, I believe, capped with clay slate. - "The Bushman Life in a New Country", Edward Wilson Landor.