HyperDic: metamorphism

English > 1 sense of the word metamorphism:
NOUNprocessmetamorphismchange in the structure of rock / rock by natural agencies such as pressure or heat or introduction of new chemical substances
English > metamorphism: 1 sense > noun 1, process
Meaningchange in the structure of rock / rock by natural agencies such as pressure or heat or introduction of new chemical substances.
Narroweranamorphismmetamorphism that occurs deep under the earth's surface
epigenesisA geological change in the mineral content of rock / rock after the rock / rock has formed
katamorphismmetamorphism that occurs at or near the earth's surface
Broadergeological process, geologic process(geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified
Spanishmetamorfismo
Catalanmetamorfisme

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