Definition of autoclastic

: broken in place used of rocks having a broken or brecciated structure due to crushing in contrast to those of brecciated materials brought from a distance

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First Known Use of autoclastic

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for autoclastic

aut- + clastic

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The first known use of autoclastic was in 1891

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an act or instance of returning to life

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