dynamometamorphism

noun dy·na·mo·metamorphism \ ¦dīnə(ˌ)mō+ \

Definition of dynamometamorphism

geology
:metamorphism in which mechanical energy (as exerted in pressure and movement) is the principal agent contrasted with hydrometamorphism and pyrometamorphism

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Origin and Etymology of dynamometamorphism

dynam- + metamorphism


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