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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers.

Usage examples (35)
  • In the granite and schist of the mountains, a good day was 100 feet.
  • The geologic materials are mostly late Pre-Cambrian schist and gneiss.
  • The visual said finegrained schist with phyllosilicates all the way down.
  • The parent rock is predominantly schist with only minor intrusions of greywacke. for more
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  • At the "cist" (ancient burial site) surrounded by "schist" (a mineral-laden rock), he "sissed" (past tense of siss) when he first felt the "cyst" (a harmless growth in the body) on the back of his neck.
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