Autoclastic
Autoclastic Au`to*clas"tic, a. [See {Auto-}; {Clastic}.] (Geol.) Broken in place; -- said of rocks having a broken or brecciated structure due to crushing, in contrast to those of brecciated materials brought from a distance. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • autoclastic — au·to·clastic …   English syllables

  • autoclastic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at auto I+| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: aut + clastic : broken in place used of rocks having a broken or brecciated structure due to crushing in contrast to those of brecciated materials brought from a distance …   Useful english dictionary

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