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1. metamorphic

adjective. ['ˌmɛtəˈmɔrfɪk'] characterized by metamorphosis or change in physical form or substance.

Synonyms

  • holometabolic
  • holometabolous
  • metamorphous
  • hemimetamorphic
  • hemimetabolic
  • hemimetabolous
  • heterometabolous
  • hemimetamorphous
  • changed
  • epimorphic

Antonyms

  • unchanged
  • unaltered
  • ametabolic

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • metamorphosis (English)

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Rhymes with Metamorphic Rock

  • hassebrock
  • overstock
  • interlock
  • antilock
  • antiknock
  • restock
  • bangkok
  • ballcock
  • unlock
  • undock
  • strock
  • sprock
  • skroch
  • pathak
  • o'clock
  • estok
  • elcock
  • alcock
  • ad-hoc
  • adcock
  • vlok
  • stokke
  • stocke
  • stock
  • staack
  • srock
  • spock
  • smock
  • skok
  • shrock

Sentences with metamorphic-rock


1. Noun Phrase
Slate is a type of metamorphic rock that is often used as a building material in homes and yards.

2. Noun Phrase
Different combinations of heat and pressure on sedimentary rock form different types of metamorphic rock.

3. Noun Phrase
Contact with hot magma is the most common way for non-foliated metamorphic rocks to be created.

4. Noun Phrase
Slate is a metamorphic rock.

2. metamorphic

adjective. ['ˌmɛtəˈmɔrfɪk'] of or relating to metamorphosis (especially of rocks).

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • metamorphosis (English)

3. rock-steady

adjective. consistent in performance or behavior.

Synonyms

  • steady-going
  • dependable

Antonyms

  • uneven
  • unstable
  • agitated

4. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter.

Synonyms

  • petrifaction
  • concretion
  • outcrop
  • sill
  • outcropping
  • stepping stone
  • crystal
  • clastic rock
  • stone
  • xenolith
  • calculus
  • crystallization
  • chondrite
  • whin
  • whinstone
  • boulder
  • pebble
  • intrusion
  • rock outcrop
  • tor
  • natural object
  • bedrock
  • wall rock
  • achondrite

Antonyms

  • unworldly
  • mental
  • achromatic
  • please

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

5. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust.

Synonyms

  • emery stone
  • caliche
  • limestone
  • matrix
  • shingling
  • material
  • marble
  • metamorphic rock
  • quartzite
  • greisen
  • emery rock
  • aphanite
  • crushed rock
  • stone
  • road metal
  • gravel
  • dolomite
  • sedimentary rock
  • igneous rock
  • sima
  • pudding stone
  • pumice
  • calc-tufa
  • pumice stone
  • mineral
  • tufa
  • claystone
  • conglomerate
  • magma
  • fieldstone
  • sial

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • uncombined
  • disunion
  • disappear

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

6. rock

verb. ['ˈrɑːk'] move back and forth or sideways.

Synonyms

  • shake
  • swag
  • sway
  • totter
  • roll
  • move back and forth

Antonyms

  • depress
  • stand still
  • strengthen
  • ride

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

7. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western.

Synonyms

  • popular music
  • rock-and-roll
  • heavy metal
  • progressive rock
  • punk
  • backbeat
  • art rock
  • rock 'n' roll
  • popular music genre
  • psychedelic rock
  • acid rock
  • punk rock
  • heavy metal music
  • rock music
  • rock and roll

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • incorporeal
  • unbodied
  • immateriality

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

8. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] (figurative) someone who is strong and stable and dependable.

Antonyms

  • uncover

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

9. rock

verb. ['ˈrɑːk'] cause to move back and forth.

Synonyms

  • sway
  • displace
  • move

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

10. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] pitching dangerously to one side.

Synonyms

  • tilt
  • sway
  • lurch
  • pitch
  • pitching

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • pull

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)
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