Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

katamorphism

[kat-uh-mawr-fiz-uh m] /ˌkæt əˈmɔr fɪz əm/
noun, Geology.
1.
metamorphism at or near the earth's surface: breaks down complex minerals into simpler ones.
Compare anamorphism.
Origin of katamorphism
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; kata- + -morphism
Related forms
katamorphic, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for katamorphism
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Nearby words for katamorphism

Word Value for katamorphism

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends