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polymict

Saltos de línea: poly|mict
Pronunciación: /ˈpɒlɪmɪkt
 
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Definición de polymict en inglés:

adjetivo

Geology
(Of a conglomerate) consisting of fragments of several different rock types: polymict eucrites
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Most bodies consist of monomict gabbro breccia resting directly on polymict conglomerate.
  • The Psammite Zone is characterized by metamorphosed feldspathic arenites with some shales, lithic arenites and rare polymict conglomerates.
  • They consist of unconsolidated polymict breccias with angular fragments up to 2 m in diameter, within a sandy matrix, which shows poorly developed flow-parallel bedding.

Origen

1950s: from poly- 'much' + Greek miktos 'mixed'.

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