Definition of Gneissose

1. a. Having the structure of gneiss.



Definition of Gneissose

1. Adjective. (geology) Having properties similar to gneiss. ¹

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Definition of Gneissose

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gneissose

gnawed
gnawer
gnawers
gnawing
gnawing animal
gnawing mammal
gnawingly
gnawings
gnawn
gnaws
gneiss
gneisses
gneissic
gneissoid
gneissoids
gneissose (current term)
gnetum
gnide
gnit
gnocchi
gnocchis
gnod
gnof
gnoff
gnoll
gnolls
gnomae
gnome
gnome's calf
gnomelike

Literary usage of Gneissose

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1. A Manual of the Geology of India: Chiefly Compiled from the Observations of by Geological Survey of India, Henry Benedict Medlicott, William Thomas Blanford (1893)
"The analogy of other countries makes it impossible to doubt that results of great importance and value will be obtained when the great gneissose area of ..."

2. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"Archaean gneissose Rocks. Forms of Outcrop.—The form and direction of an outcrop naturally vary with the configuration of the ground and the direction and ..."

3. Thayer Expedition by Charles Frederick Hartt (1870)
"Distribution of gneissose and Granitic Hocks in Western Brazil. — The Montes Pyrenees and their Height. — The Rio Araguaya and its Navigation. ..."

4. A Manual of the Nílagiri District in the Madras Presidency by Henry Bidewell Grigg (1880)
"Early papers.—Geological Survey.—General description.—Action of water—fresh —marine.—Rock formation.—Granite absent.— gneissose rocks—foliations. ..."

5. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1896)
"... an event which was of later date than the appearance of the gneissose-granite. The Slate series has, of course, been so metamorphosed. ..."

6. Records of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1887)
"Some remarks on Pressure Metamorphism with reference to the Foliation of the Himalayan gneissose-Granite ; by COLONEL CA McMAHON, FGS A few years ago the ..."

7. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1909)
"Cleavage and gneissose structure in the Archean and crustal shortening.—One of the most conspicuous features of the Archean rocks is the prevalence of ..."

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