a model that defines the components of a conceptual model, process, or system
[met-uh-mawr-fik] /ˌmɛt əˈmɔr fɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to or characterized by change of form, or . 2. Geology. pertaining to or exhibiting structural change or . /ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪk/ adjective 1. relating to or resulting from metamorphosis or metamorphism 2. (of rocks) altered considerably from their original structure and mineralogy by pressure and heat Compare igneous, sedimentary […]
noun 1. Geology. a group of metamorphic rock units characterized by particular mineralogic associations.
- Metamorphic rock
Rock that was once one form of rock but has changed to another under the influence of heat, pressure, or some other agent without passing through a liquid phase. Note: Examples are marble, which can be formed from limestone, and slate, which is formed from shale.
[met-uh-mawr-fiz-uh m] /ˌmɛt əˈmɔr fɪz əm/ noun 1. Geology. a change in the structure or constitution of a rock due to natural agencies, as pressure and heat, especially when the rock becomes harder and more completely crystalline. 2. Archaic. . /ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪzəm/ noun 1. the process by which metamorphic rocks are formed 2. a variant of […]