(Li*thog"ra*phy) n. [Cf. F. lithographie.] The art or process of putting designs or writing,
with a greasy material, on stone, and of producing printed impressions therefrom. The process depends,
in the main, upon the antipathy between grease and water, which prevents a printing ink containing oil
from adhering to wetted parts of the stone not covered by the design. See Lithographic limestone,
(Lith"oid Li*thoid"al) a. [Litho- + -oid: cf. F. lithoïde.] Like a stone; having a stony structure.
(Li*thol"a*try) n. [Litho- + Gr. worship.] The worship of a stone or stones.
(Lith`o*log"ic Lith`o*log"ic*al) a. [Cf. F. lithologique.]
1. (Geol.) Of or pertaining to the character of a rock, as derived from the nature and mode of aggregation
of its mineral contents.
2. Of or pertaining to lithology.
(Lith`o*log"ic*al*ly) adv. From a lithological point of view; as, to consider a stratum lithologically.
(Li*thol"o*gist) n. One who is skilled in lithology.
(Li*thol"o*gy) n. [Litho- + -logy: cf. F. lithologie.]
1. The science which treats of rocks, as regards their mineral constitution and classification, and their
mode of occurrence in nature.
2. (Med.) A treatise on stones found in the body.
(Lith"o*man`cy) n. [Litho- + -mancy: cf. F. lithomancie.] Divination by means of stones.
(Lith"o*marge) n. [Litho- + L. marga marl.] A clay of a fine smooth texture, and very sectile.