thermometamorphism

noun
ther·​mo·​metamorphism | \ "+ \

Definition of thermometamorphism

: metamorphism in rocks due to heat but not the result of dynamic action or volcanic emanations

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History and Etymology for thermometamorphism

therm- + metamorphism

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“Thermometamorphism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thermometamorphism. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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