from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to descension or descent.
  • Specifically, in geology, noting the disaggregation of the antecedent rock, the separation of unlike particles, and their final aggregation in beds; noting the breaking down of complex silicates, the solution of certain original components, and a gathering of the modified and assorted product into stratified deposits.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to descension.

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  • adjective Relating to descension.


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