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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Change in the structure of rock by natural agencies such as pressure or heat of introduction of new chemical substances.

Usage examples (38)
  • His studies of metamorphism will long do him honor.
  • It is created by minor metamorphism of shale or mudstone.
  • When compared to slate, schists result from more intense metamorphism.
  • The actual title of the talk was - From mud wrestling to metamorphism. for more
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