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intrusive

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtruːsɪv/

Translation of intrusive in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 2 [Geology/Geología] intrusivo
    Example sentences
    • Variably serpentinized Devonian mafic and ultramafic intrusive rocks occur in the western and northern parts of the map area.
    • The early Permian rifting in the North Atlantic involved siliciclastic sedimentation in extensional basins and widespread extrusive and intrusive magmatic activity.
    • In addition, a number of intrusive centres, lava flows and dykes crop out in the NW corner of the island (close to Cap St. Andre).
  • 3 [Linguistics/Lingüística] [sound/consonant] de apoyo

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