Definition of Batholiths

1. Noun. (plural of batholith) ¹



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Definition of Batholiths

1. batholith [n] - See also: batholith

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Batholiths

bathless
bathlike
bathmat
bathmats
bathmic
bathmism
bathmisms
bathmotropic
batho-
bathochromic
bathocuproine
bathoflore
batholite
batholith
batholithic
batholiths (current term)
batholitic
bathometer
bathometers
bathophenanthroline
bathophobia
bathorhodopsin
bathorse
bathorses
bathos
bathoses
bathrobe
bathrobed
bathrobes
bathroom

Literary usage of Batholiths

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1. Engineering Geology: By Heinrich Ries and Thomas L. Watson by Heinrich Ries, Thomas Leonard Watson (1914)
"batholiths. — These are huge masses of plutonic rock hundreds of miles in ... batholiths are shown in the oldest regions of the earth, such as eastern ..."

2. Igneous Rocks and Their Origin by Reginald Aldworth Daly (1914)
"Gravitative Differentiation in Stocks and batholiths. ... Hence, hybrid rocks in batholiths are rare and the homogeneity of their salic and ..."

3. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"batholiths—Granite as a type ; phenomena along line of Junction with Contiguous Rocks ; Xenoliths ; speculations as to Assimilation of Rocks by Granite, ..."

4. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1906)
"Thus the extraordinary prevalence of foliation and schistosity, with interleaved igneous layers and embedded batholiths, finds a seemingly consistent ..."

5. Bulletin by Geological Society of America (1906)
"It is possible, indeed, that at that time these two batholiths were part of one huge mass of granodiorite which largely occupied the site of what is now the ..."

6. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1903)
"Had all these batholiths and dikes been involved in the folding of the sedimentary rocks, they should be inclined at various angles, not a few being ..."

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