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Meaning of "cataclastic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CATACLASTIC

cataclastic  [ˌkætəˈklæstɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CATACLASTIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cataclastic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CATACLASTIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Cataclastic rock

A cataclastic rock is a type of metamorphic rock that has been wholly or partly formed by the progressive fracturing and comminution of existing rock, a process known as cataclasis, and is mainly found associated with fault zones. Mylonite was originally defined as a cataclastic rock but is now understood to have formed mainly by crystal-plastic processes.

Definition of cataclastic in the English dictionary

The definition of cataclastic in the dictionary is of or relating to cataclasis.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CATACLASTIC


anaclastic
ˌænəˈklæstɪk
anticlastic
ˌæntɪˈklæstɪk
bioclastic
ˌbaɪəʊˈklæstɪk
clastic
ˈklæstɪk
cryptoclastic
ˌkrɪptəʊˈklæstɪk
dysplastic
dɪsˈplæstɪk
elastic
ɪˈlæstɪk
hypoplastic
ˌhaɪpəʊˈplæstɪk
iconoclastic
aɪˌkɒnəˈklæstɪk
inelastic
ˌɪnɪˈlæstɪk
neoplastic
ˌniːəʊˈplæstɪk
osteoclastic
ˌɒstɪəʊˈklæstɪk
periclastic
ˌpɛrɪˈklæstɪk
plagioclastic
ˌpleɪdʒɪəʊˈklæstɪk
plastic
ˈplæstɪk
proteoclastic
ˌprəʊtɪəʊˈklæstɪk
pyroclastic
ˌpaɪrəʊˈklæstɪk
scholastic
skəˈlæstɪk
synclastic
sɪŋˈklæstɪk
thermoplastic
ˌθɜːməʊˈplæstɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CATACLASTIC

catabolize
catacaustic
catachresis
catachrestic
catachrestical
catachrestically
cataclases
cataclasis
cataclasm
cataclasmic
cataclinal
cataclysm
cataclysmal
cataclysmic
cataclysmically
catacomb
catacombs
catacoustics
catacumbal
catadioptric

WORDS THAT END LIKE CATACLASTIC

bombastic
domestic
drastic
enthusiastic
fantastic
foam plastic
gymnastic
lymphoblastic
mastic
monastic
myeloblastic
orgastic
orgiastic
phantastic
sarcastic
Silastic
spastic
stochastic
trophoblastic
unenthusiastic
viscoelastic

Synonyms and antonyms of cataclastic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cataclastic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CATACLASTIC

Find out the translation of cataclastic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cataclastic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cataclastic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

碎裂
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cataclástica
570 millions of speakers

English

cataclastic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

cataclastic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

cataclastic
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

катакластическая
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cataclásticas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

cataclastic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cataclastique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cataclastic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kataklastische
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

みられる破砕
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

cataclastic
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cataclastic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nát
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

cataclastic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अटॅकॅस्टिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kataklastik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cataclastico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cataclastic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

катакластіческімі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cataclastic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cataclastic
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cataclastic
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cataclastic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kataklas
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cataclastic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CATACLASTIC»

The term «cataclastic» is normally little used and occupies the 138.641 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CATACLASTIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cataclastic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CATACLASTIC»

Discover the use of cataclastic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cataclastic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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United States Geological Survey Professional Paper
"BRAIN-CORAL" MYRMEKITE IN ALRITE GRANITE Dark areus albitc; light areas quartz. D. CATACLASTIC ALBITE GRANITE A. CATACLASTIC ALBITE GRANITE a, Albitc; q, quartz. lI. CRYSTALLOBLASTIG. U. S. GEOLOGICAL SDHVEY ...
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Geological Survey Professional Paper
These rocks, however, have cataclastic textures that are absent in sample J5. In contrast, sample J5 has textures that may be relict cumulate. Turner (1942, p. 296 ) gave an example of a peridotite from Rhum, Scotland, with X perpendicular to ...
Geological Survey (U.S.), 1987
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Petrophysical Properties of Crystalline Rocks
fracture set KI tunnel metre Cataclastic Region (Tm) Cataclastic Region 2500 2400 2300 2200 2100. Fig. 8. Geological model of the cataclastic zone at Tm 973 . showing the disturbance zone and fracture sets. Vertical scale exaggerated five  ...
Peter K. Harvey, 2005
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Structural Geology
Cataclastic bands form where mechanical grain breaking is significant (Figure 7.39). These are the classic deformation bands first described by Atilla Aydin from the Colorado Plateau in the western USA. He noted that many cataclastic bands  ...
Haakon Fossen, 2010
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Mining Science and Technology: Proceedings of the 5th ...
2.2 Texture characteristics of tectonic coal 2.2. 1 Tectonic coal of cataclastic system In this system, the deformation and cataclastic degree increase gradually from primary cataclastic to granulitic coals. The density of cracks and the cataclastic ...
Yuehan Wang, Shirong Ge, Guangli Guo, 2004
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Deformation of Earth Materials: An Introduction to the ...
Homogeneous Localized suppresses these processes much more than deformation involving crystalline defects. Consequently, there is a transition from cataclastic deformation in the shallow part of Earth to crystalline plasticity in the deep part ...
Shun-ichiro Karato, 2008
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Deformation Microstructures and Mechanisms in Minerals and Rocks
ally continuous: this is called cataclastic flow, which can be defined as deformation by cataclastic mechanisms leading to continuous flow at a given scale. Cataclastic flow occurs at higher confining pressures than faulting in equivalent rocks, ...
Tom G. Blenkinsop, 2000
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The Brittle-Ductile Transition in Rocks: The Heard Volume
0 2099 2099 59 cataclastic 1139 " 1.5 x IO"6 1.1 1.49 ii 0 1180 1180 297 plastic 1217 700 1.9 x 10" 5 1.0 1.57 = 0 820 1661 81 plastic 1138b 750 1.7 x 10"3 1.1 1.55 ii 0 1502 1475 21 plastic 1216 " 2.1 x 10'3 1.1 1.49 = 0 1300 1300 30 p. rim  ...
A. G. Duba, Hugh Corey Heard, 1990
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Episodic Development of Fault-zone Architecture Investigated ...
Tabular zones of cataclastic fault rock were identified in samples from each fault zone examined during this study (Figure 3.13). Microscopic observations confirm that the cataclastic fault rocks formed by deformation-induced grain fracturing ...
Eliza S. Nemser, 2009
10
Geology of the Apollo 16 area, central lunar highlands
Standard catalog and classification 9 not given) Medium-grai ned hornfels*. Medium-grained hornfels. Medium-grained hornfels. cataclastic anortho- site, troctolite. Noritic anorthosite. Medium-grained hornfels. Med i um -grai ned •led mm -grai ...
George E. Ulrich, Carroll Ann Hodges, William R. Muehlberger, 1981

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CATACLASTIC»

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Phase I drilling finds UO at Lakeland Resources' Star/Gibbon's …
“This interval corresponds to a zone of strong ductile shearing and local brittle-ductile cataclastic brecciation.” GC15-06 on the Centre zone ... «Resource Clips, May 15»
2
The impact and recovery of asteroid 2008 TC 3
The sample has subrounded mineral fragments and fine-grained olivine aggregates embedded in a cataclastic matrix of ureilitic material (Fig. «Nature.com, Mar 09»
3
St. Patrick student wins Honolulu bee
Cordero, 13, spelled "cataclastic" correctly after 11 rounds that began yesterday afternoon with 30 students at Sacred Hearts auditorium. «Honolulu Advertiser, Feb 04»

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