verb (used with object), brec·ci·at·ed, brec·ci·at·ing.
Related formsbrec·ci·a·tion [brech-ee-ey-shuh n, bresh-] /ˌbrɛtʃ iˈeɪ ʃən, ˌbrɛʃ-/, noun
Examples from the Web for brecciated
These waters deposited around the spring a brecciated mass of quartz and feldspar, much of it of a reddish color.The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California|Brevet Col. J.C. Fremont
The rauchstein of the modern section is distinguished by stringers of calcite, which give it at times a brecciated appearance.De Re Metallica|Georgius Agricola
Very often displacement of the walls again takes place, and the infilling or “veinstone” is torn apart and brecciated.