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adj. - Characterized by change in physical form or substance.

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Usage examples (41)
  • metamorphic stage
  • Rocks modified in this way are termed metamorphic rocks.
  • There is also a class of rocks, called metamorphic rocks, including some kinds of marble.
  • I may observe that in the case of the frozen snow the columnar structure must be owing to a "metamorphic" action, and not to a process during deposition.
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