metasediment


metasediment
A metamorphosed sedimentary rock

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  • metasediment —    A sediment or sedimentary rock that shows evidence of having been subjected to metamorphism.    GG …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • metasediment — meta·sediment …   English syllables

  • metasediment — /mɛtəˈsɛdəmənt/ (say metuh seduhmuhnt) noun slightly metamorphosed sedimentary rock …   Australian English dictionary

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