Definition of carnegieite
: an artificial mineral NaAlSiO4 consisting of sodium aluminum silicate and related to feldspar
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of carnegieite
Andrew Carnegie + English -ite; from the fact that it was synthesized at the Carnegie Institution of Washington, D.C., founded by Andrew Carnegie
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up carnegieite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).