Definition of intergrow in English:


Syllabification: in·ter·grow
Pronunciation: /ˌin(t)ərˈɡrō

verb (past intergrew; past participle intergrown)

[no object] (usually as adjective intergrown)
(Chiefly of crystals) grow into each other: finely intergrown siderite
More example sentences
  • A specimen from the replacement deposits of the Basin vein consists of several interlocking chalcopyrite crystals intergrown with clear quartz crystals.
  • These aggregates are perched on a matrix of fine-grained garnet densely intergrown with other manganese silicates.
  • Some of the turquoise from their mine contains limonite intergrown with thin layers of native gold.

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