interfinger

intransitive verb in·ter·finger \ˌintə(r)+\

Definition of interfinger

of rocks

  1. :  to intergrade through a series of interlocking or overlapping wedge-shaped layers :  interpenetrate, interdigitate

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Origin and Etymology of interfinger

inter- + finger


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