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[hip-uh-bis-uh l, hahy-puh-] /ˌhɪp əˈbɪs əl, ˌhaɪ pə-/

adjective, Geology.
(of an igneous rock) intermediate in texture between coarse-grained intrusive rocks and fine-grained extrusive rocks.
noting any of various minor intrusions, as dikes and sills, that have crystallized under conditions intermediate between plutonic and extrusive.
(of igneous rocks) derived from magma that has solidified at shallow depth in the form of dykes, sills, etc


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