diaclase

noun di·a·clase \ˈdīəˌklās, -āz\

Definition of diaclase

plural

-s

geology

  1. :  joint, fracture

diaclastic

\¦dīə¦klastik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of diaclase

International Scientific Vocabulary dia- + -clase (from Greek klasis breaking); originally formed in French — more at -clasia


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