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xenocryst

xen·o·cryst
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [zen-uh-krist, zee-nuh-]
    • /ˈzɛn ə krɪst, ˈzi nə-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [zen-uh-krist, zee-nuh-]
    • /ˈzɛn ə krɪst, ˈzi nə-/

Definitions of xenocryst word

  • noun xenocryst a rock or crystal engulfed by magma and retained as an inclusion in the resulting igneous rock. 1
  • noun xenocryst A crystal in an igneous rock that is not derived from the original magma. 1
  • noun xenocryst a crystal included within an igneous rock as the magma cooled but not formed from it 0

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Parts of speech for Xenocryst

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xenocryst popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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