Definition of Hypabyssal

1. Adjective. (geology of rock) that solidifies, as a minor intrusion, before reaching the Earth's surface ¹



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Definition of Hypabyssal

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypabyssal

hyoscines
hyoscyamine
hyoscyamine (6S)-dioxygenase
hyoscyamine sulfate
hyoscyamines
hyoscyamus
hyoshigi
hyosternal
hyosternum
hyostylic
hyote
hyotes
hyothyroid
hyp-
hyp.
hypabyssal (current term)
hypabyssally
hypacusia
hypacusis
hypaethral
hypalbuminaemia
hypalgesia
hypalgesias
hypalgesic
hypalgia
hypalgias
hypallage
hypallages
hypamnios
hypanakinesia

Literary usage of Hypabyssal

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1. Petrology for Students: An Introduction to the Study of Rocks Under the by Alfred Harker (1908)
"... B. hypabyssal ROCKS. SOME petrologists are content to divide the igneous rocks into two great groups, according as their structural characters indicate ..."

2. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"Plutonic or Abyssal and hypabyssal Rocks —their General Petrographical Characters. Batholiths—Granite as a type ; phenomena along line of Junction with ..."

3. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"Plutonic or Abyssal and hypabyssal Rocks —their General Petrographical Characters. Batholiths—Granite as a type ; phenomena along line of Junction with ..."

4. Report of Meeting by ANZAAS, ANZAAS. (1903)
"Mr. Alfred Harker, in his interesting little book, " Petrology for Students," adopts plutonic, hypabyssal, and volcanic as- the three primary divisions, ..."

5. An Introduction to Geology by William Berryman Scott (1914)
"Between the two may be found every gradation, and the term hypabyssal is ... These terms, plutonic, hypabyssal, and volcanic, are used to describe the ..."

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