Meaning of “metamorphic” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “metamorphic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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metamorphicadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˌmet̬·əˈmɔr·fɪk/

earth science describes rocks changed to a new form as a result of physical processes, such as pressure or heat

noun [ U ] us /ˌmet̬·əˈmɔrˌfɪz·əm/ earth science

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