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interfinger

[in-ter-fing-ger] /ˌɪn tərˈfɪŋ gər/
verb (used without object), Geology.
1.
(of sedimentary rocks) to change laterally from one type to another in a zone where the two types form interpenetrating wedges.
Origin of interfinger
1970-1975
1970-75; inter- + finger
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