Phanerocrystalline
Phanerocrystalline Phan`er*o*crys"tal*line, a. [Gr. ? visible + E. crystalline.] (Geol.) Distinctly crystalline; -- used of rocks. Opposed to {cryptocrystalline}. [1913 Webster]

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  • phanerocrystalline — /fan euh roh kris tl in, uyn /, adj. Petrog. (of a rock) having the principal constituents in the form of crystals visible to the naked eye. Also, phaneritic /fan euh rit ik/. [1860 65; < Gk phaneró(s) visible, manifest + CRYSTALLINE] * * * …   Universalium

  • phanerocrystalline — phan·er·o·crystalline …   English syllables

  • phanerocrystalline — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary phaner + crystalline : megascopically crystalline compare cryptocrystalline * * * /fan euh roh kris tl in, uyn /, adj. Petrog. (of a rock) having the principal constituents… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 显晶 — xiǎnjīng [phanerocrystalline] 显晶质的, 肉眼可辨认的晶质的 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

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