Definition of Breccias

1. Noun. (plural of breccia) ¹



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Definition of Breccias

1. breccia [n] - See also: breccia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breccias

breathing time
breathings
breathless
breathlessly
breathlessness
breathlike
breathly
breaths
breathtaking
breathtakingly
breathwork
breathy
brecanavir
breccia
breccial
breccias (current term)
brecciate
brecciated
brecciates
brecciating
brecciation
brecciations
brecham
brechams
brechan
brechans
bred
bred in the bone
bredda
brede

Literary usage of Breccias

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"They occur less widely distributed than the early acid breccias, ... Unlike the earlier breccias, they are less deeply buried beneath later eruptive ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"They occur less widely distributed than the early acid breccias, and for the most ... Unlike the earlier breccias, they are less deeply buried beneath later ..."

3. A Handbook of Rocks for Use Without the Microscope by James Furman Kemp (1918)
"Nevertheless, those not embraced (the breccias) are of limited distribution, ... The rocks will be taken up under the following groups : I. breccias and ..."

4. The Geology of the Coama-Guayama District, Porto Rico by Edwin Thomas Hodge (1920)
"Both are flow breccias. One type is a lava flow, the crust of which first solidified and subsequently became brecciated by the continued movement of the ..."

5. Principles of Geology: Being an Attempt to Explain the Former Changes of the by Charles Lyell, Gérard Paul Deshayes (1833)
"... —Osseous breccias—Sicily—Caves near Palermo—Extinct animals in newer Pliocene breccias—Fossil bones of Marsupial animals in Australian caves— Formation ..."

6. Structural Geology by Charles Kenneth Leith (1913)
"The mechanics of this problem are discussed on pp.16.21. FIQ. 36. Fracture cleavage crossing flow cleavage. After Dale. breccias AND ..."

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