Definition of intergrowth in English:

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intergrowth

Pronunciation: /ˈin(t)ərˌɡrōTH/

noun

A thing produced by intergrowing, especially of mineral crystals in rock.
Example sentences
  • Reticulated, generally triangular-appearing twinned intergrowths of slender prismatic crystals are typically referred to as ‘sagenite.’
  • White intergrowths of albite crystals are a common associate of amazonite and smoky quartz.
  • I was thus able to easily draw not only ideal crystals, but also crystals with distorted forms and all kinds of intergrowths.

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Syllabification: in·ter·growth

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