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Meaning of "mylonite" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MYLONITE

From Greek mulōn mill.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MYLONITE

mylonite  [ˈmaɪləˌnaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MYLONITE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mylonite is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MYLONITE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

mylonite

Mylonite

Mylonite is a fine-grained, compact rock produced by dynamic recrystallization of the constituent minerals resulting in a reduction of the grain size of the rock. It is classified as a metamorphic rock. Mylonites can have many different mineralogical compositions; it is a classification based on the textural appearance of the rock.

Definition of mylonite in the English dictionary

The definition of mylonite in the dictionary is a fine-grained metamorphic rock, often showing banding and micaceous fracture, formed by the crushing, grinding, or rolling of the original structure.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MYLONITE


aconite
ˈækəˌnaɪt
allanite
ˈæləˌnaɪt
amblygonite
æmˈblɪɡəˌnaɪt
austenite
ˈɔːstəˌnaɪt
bentonite
ˈbɛntəˌnaɪt
ceylonite
ˈsɪləˌnaɪt
cyclonite
ˈsaɪkləˌnaɪt
gehlenite
ˈɡeɪləˌnaɪt
hessonite
ˈhɛsəˌnaɪt
kryptonite
ˈkrɪptəˌnaɪt
limonite
ˈlaɪməˌnaɪt
melanite
ˈmɛləˌnaɪt
Mennonite
ˈmɛnəˌnaɪt
montmorillonite
ˌmɒntməˈrɪləˌnaɪt
porcellanite
ˈpɔːsələˌnaɪt
suburbanite
səˈbɜːbəˌnaɪt
taconite
ˈtækəˌnaɪt
tanzanite
ˈtænzəˌnaɪt
wollastonite
ˈwʊləstəˌnaɪt
xylonite
ˈzaɪləˌnaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MYLONITE

mygale
myiases
myiasis
myiophilous
myiophily
Mykonos
Mylae
mylar
mylodon
mylohyoid
mylonitic
mylonitisation
mylonitise
mylonitization
mylonitize
myna
mynah
Mynheer
myoblast
myoblastic

WORDS THAT END LIKE MYLONITE

amazonite
ammonite
antimonite
aragonite
arfvedsonite
arsonite
cummingtonite
dithionite
ebonite
erionite
Gilsonite
glauconite
infinite
Maronite
melaconite
monzonite
rhodonite
saponite
smithsonite
tonite
winter aconite

Synonyms and antonyms of mylonite in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «mylonite» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MYLONITE

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

Translator English - Chinese

糜棱岩
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

milonita
570 millions of speakers

English

mylonite
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

mylonite
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

mylonite
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

милонит
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

milonito
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

mylonite
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mylonite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mylonite
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mylonit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

マイロナイト
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

mylonite
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mylonite
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mylonite
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

mylonite
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मायोनिओट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

milonit
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mylonite
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mylonite
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Мілонов
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mylonite
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

mylonite
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mylonite
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mylonit
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mylonitt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mylonite

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MYLONITE»

The term «mylonite» is normally little used and occupies the 125.727 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MYLONITE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MYLONITE»

Discover the use of mylonite in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mylonite and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Microtectonics
foliation in the mylonite; this indicates that such folds should not be regarded as the effect of a separate phase of deformation affecting an older mylonitic fabric, but as the result of a local distortion in the flow field during mylonite genesis (Sect .
Cees W. Passchier, Rudolph A. J. Trouw, 2005
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Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge: ...
There are two types of mylonite, namely mylonite in ductile shear zones and mylonite in silicic cataclastic rocks. The former basically results from single shearing strain, while the latter originated mostly from pure shearing strain. The two types ...
Jingwen Mao, Frank P. Bierlein, 2008
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Proterozoic Tectonic Evolution of the Grenville Orogen in ...
The second and third folding phases arc into parallelism with the Carthage- Colton mylonite zone, suggesting a genetic connection (Wiener et al., 1984; McLelland and Isach- sen, 1986). Significance of the Carthage-Colton Mylonite Zone ...
Richard P. Tollo, 2004
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High-strain Zones: Structure and Physical Properties
Plagioclase shows an increase of symplectitic structures with pyroxene closer to the mylonite (Fig. 4c & d). In the protolith no shape preferred orientation (SPO) is visible macroscopically and microscopically, no LPO of plagioclase and ...
David F. Bruhn, Luigi Burlini, 2005
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Exhumation Associated with Continental Strike-slip Fault Systems
opment of greenschist-facies mylonite and ultramylonite, and the formation of shear-banded, chloritic breccia at the top of the shear zone (Fig. 7B; Hyndman and Myers, 1988; Foster, 2000). The consistent eastward dip of exposed mylonite on ...
Alison B. Till, 2007
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Geological Survey Professional Paper
Most rocks associated with the overthrusts described here belong to the series mylonite schist, mylonite gneiss, or blas- tomylonite. Mylonite gneiss (mylonite schist) is defined by Higgins (1971, p. 75) as: "A coherent rock intermediate between ...
Geological Survey (U.S.), 1975
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New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics
GNEISS VERSUS MYLONITE A comparison of the overlapping map area of this study (Fig. 1) with that of Young (1968, fig. 2) shows little similarity. This can be attributed to differing opinion over the relative abundance and distribution of ...
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New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics
The term "augen mylonite" is here used for an intermediate stage of mylonitisation in which large relict porphyroclasts of the original rock are still common. This term is preferred to "augen schist" and "augen gneiss'' since augen -bearing rocks ...
9
Structural Geology and Geomechanics
Third type(V): mylonites of deep level and higher temperature are produced by viscous rheological deformation, and it is generally discovered as a ferromagnesian mylonite (Tabe 1). One of the authors has discussed the shallow level ...
Yadong Zheng, Gregory Arlen Davis, An Yin, 1997
10
Ophiolites in Earth History
STN09-15 92495 mylonite br hbl 650 749-762 92496 mylonite br hbl <500 500- 525 778-800 92497 mylonite br hbl 530-650 775-799 92498 mylonite <500-550 92499 mylonite br hbl 700 778 92700 mylonite br hbl <500 540 758-795 92701 ...
Yildirim Dilek, Paul T. Robinson, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MYLONITE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mylonite is used in the context of the following news items.
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NexGen Drills Intensive Radioactivity at Arrow - Rapid Expansion in …
Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel, and relatively narrow intervals of pelitic gneiss and mylonite (the A2 ... «Junior Mining Network, Jul 15»
2
NexGen Drills 40.45m Off-Scale within 190.7m of Total Composite …
Basement lithologies consisted largely of semipelitic gneiss to granofel, and locally pelitic gneiss and mylonite. The hole successfully ... «Canada NewsWire, Apr 15»
3
NexGen Energy Ltd. - Drilling at Bow Discovery Increases …
This conductive pelitic gneiss and mylonite package appears to be parallel along strike to the 090° oriented basement VTEM conductor for 420 ... «Canada NewsWire, Apr 15»
4
NexGen Discovers Off-Scale Radioactivity at Radon Anomaly 3.7 km …
This conductive pelitic gneiss and mylonite package appears to be parallel along strike to the 090° oriented basement VTEM conductor for 420 ... «Canada NewsWire, Mar 15»
5
Fission Drills Anomalous Radioactivity with Four Holes on Three …
The pelitic gneisses were underlain by variably graphitic semi-pelite, graphitic mylonite and quartz-feldspar gneiss. Three holes were drilled ... «Marketwired, Sep 14»
6
Purepoint Explores for Elusive Uranium in the Athabasca Basin
... semi-pelitic gneiss with rehealed breccia/mylonite zones between 105.5-107.2m, 108.1-109.0m and again between 117.5-118.9m. «Geology for Investors, May 14»
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Ennis Geraghty to Receive Montana Tech's Uuno Sahinen Silver …
His research responsibilities included studying faulting in northern New York and mapping the Carthage to Colton mylonite zone, a major, ... «Montana Tech, May 14»
8
Scientists Unravel One Of The Keys To Life On Earth -- And It's Right …
“There are well known observations of mylonite at all different kinds of plate boundaries and there's been a long debate about what causes ... «Business Insider Australia, Apr 14»
9
Earth's mantle plasticity explained
Optical microscopy image in cross polarized light of a natural olivine polycrystal (Oman mylonite). Credit: S. Demouchy, Montpellier. «Phys.Org, Mar 14»
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UraniumSA discovers new uranium prospect at its Samphire project …
... to be sourced from a strike-extensive body of uranium mineralised metasomatised mylonite rocks below about 20 metres of younger cover. «Proactive Investors Australia, Feb 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Mylonite [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mylonite>. Oct 2019 ».
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