noun. ['ˈnaɪs'] a laminated metamorphic rock similar to granite.
- Gneis (German)
- gneist (Middle High German (ca. 1050-1500))
Rhymes with Gneiss
How do you pronounce gneiss?
Pronounce gneiss as naɪs.
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Sentences with gneiss
Granite can metamorphose into gneiss, limestone can harden into marble, shale can be changed into slate.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Search for Kyanite, a pale-blue crystal mineral found in metamorphic rocks such as gneiss, in Buckingham County.