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metamorphic

adjective meta·mor·phic \ˌme-tə-ˈmr-fik\

Definition of METAMORPHIC

1
:  of or relating to metamorphosis
2
of a rock :  of, relating to, or produced by metamorphism
meta·mor·phi·cal·ly \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of METAMORPHIC

1816
METAMORPHICALLY Defined for Kids

metamorphic

adjective meta·mor·phic \ˌme-tə-ˈmr-fik\

Definition of METAMORPHIC for Kids

:  formed by the action of pressure, heat, and water that results in a more compact form <a metamorphic rock>
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metamorphic

adjective meta·mor·phic \ˌmet-ə-ˈmr-fik\

Medical Definition of METAMORPHIC

:  of or relating to metamorphosis

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