Definition of clastic
: made up of fragments of preexisting rocks a clastic sediment
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Troopers found a gram of heroin in two clastic bags and a loaded Glock with an extended magazine containing 23 live rounds on the floorboard near Lebanks, who was in the backseat with Wells.
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Origin and Etymology of clastic
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1877
Medical Definition of clastic
: capable of being taken apart—used of anatomical models made of detachable pieces
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