• Metamorphic | Definition of Metamorphic at Dictionary.com

    www.dictionary.com/browse/metamorphic Metamorphic definition, pertaining to or characterized by change of form, or metamorphosis. See more.
  • Metamorphic | Definition of Metamorphic by Merriam-Webster

    www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metamorphic Metamorphic definition is - of or relating to metamorphosis. How to use metamorphic in a sentence.
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    www.thefreedictionary.com/metamorphic Define metamorphic. metamorphic synonyms, metamorphic pronunciation, metamorphic translation, English dictionary definition of metamorphic. adj. 1. also met·a·mor·phous Of, relating to, or characterized by metamorphosis.
  • Metamorphic Rocks | National Geographic Society

    www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/metamorphic-rocks A metamorphic rock, on the other hand, began as a rock—either a sedimentary, igneous, or even a different sort of metamorphic rock. Then, due to various conditions within the Earth, the existing rock was changed into a new kind of metamorphic rock. The conditions required to form a metamorphic rock are very specific.
  • Metamorphic rock - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metamorphic_rock Metamorphic rocks arise from the transformation of existing rock types, in a process called metamorphism, which means "change in form". The original rock is subjected to heat (temperatures greater than 150 to 200 °C) and pressure (100 megapascals (1,000 bar) or more), causing profound physical or chemical change.The protolith may be a sedimentary, igneous, or existing metamorphic rock.
  • metamorphic rock | Definition, Formation, & Facts | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/science/metamorphic-rock Metamorphic rock, any rock that results from the alteration of preexisting rocks in response to changing conditions, such as variations in temperature, pressure, and mechanical stress, and the addition or subtraction of chemical components. The preexisting rocks may be igneous, sedimentary, or other metamorphic rocks.
  • What are metamorphic rocks? - USGS

    www.usgs.gov/faqs/what-are-metamorphic-rocks-0 Metamorphic rocks started out as some other type of rock, but have been substantially changed from their original igneous, sedimentary, or earlier metamorphic form. Metamorphic rocks form when rocks are subjected to high heat, high pressure, hot mineral-rich fluids or, more commonly, some combination of these factors.
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