granophyric
adjective see granophyre

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • granophyric — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|firik adjective : of, belonging to, or like granophyre * * * granophyric / firˈik or fīrˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑granite …   Useful english dictionary

  • granophyric — See granophyre. * * * …   Universalium

  • granophyric — gran·o·phyr·ic …   English syllables

  • granophyre — granophyric /gran euh fir ik/, adj. /gran euh fuyeur /, n. a fine grained or porphyritic granitic rock with a micrographic intergrowth of the minerals of the groundmass. [1880 85; GRANO + PHYRE] * * * ▪ rock       fine grained igneous rock that… …   Universalium

  • granophyre — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from grano + French phyre (as in porphyre porphyry) Date: 1882 a porphyritic igneous rock chiefly of feldspar and quartz with granular groundmass • granophyric adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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