Definition of foliated in English:
1.1 Architecture Decorated with foils.
- The Virginia governor's house is almost delicate with its swag panels, foliated capitals atop the porch columns, and leaded glass side.
- The ornament includes foliated rails below, cast and fabricated foliated column capitals, and the arches themselves.
2chiefly Geology Consisting of thin sheets or laminae.
- On the northern side of the volcanic sequence, the rocks are weakly foliated with foliation dipping to the south or SW.
- The sample of Omonville granodiorite was collected from the foliated felsic phase of the intrusion at Pointe Jardeheu.
- The carbonates in the footwall are strongly foliated and sheared parallel to the thrust.
Definition of foliated in:
- US English dictionary
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