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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tuff, tufa(noun)

    hard volcanic rock composed of compacted volcanic ash


  1. tuff(Noun)

    A light porous rock, now especially a rock composed of compacted volcanic ash varying in size from fine sand to coarse gravel.

  2. Origin: From tuffe, tuf, from tufo, from tofus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tuff(noun)

    same as Tufa


  1. Tuff

    Tuff is a type of rock consisting of consolidated volcanic ash ejected from vents during a volcanic eruption. Tuff is sometimes called tufa, particularly when used as construction material, although tufa also refers to a quite different rock. Rock that contains greater than 50% tuff is considered tuffaceous.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tuff

    tuf, n. generally volcanic tuff, the name given to the comminuted rock-débris ejected from a volcanic orifice. [Fr. tuf, tuffe—It. tufo, tufa—L. tofus.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of TUFF in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of TUFF in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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