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regional metamorphism

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A type of metamorphism in which the mineralogy and texture of rocks are changed over a wide area by deep burial and heating associated with the large-scale forces of plate tectonics.

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  • noun geology Widespread change in rock due to high pressure and temperature throughout an area

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