/ (daɪˈækrəˌnɪzəm) /
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geology the passage of a geological formation across time planes, as occurs when a marine sediment laid down by an advancing sea is noticeably younger in the direction of advancement
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Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
Derived forms of diachronismdiachronous, adjective
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How to use diachronism in a sentence
Nor would their diachronism be more certainly inferrible from the physical traces of them, in the one case than in the other.Omphalos|Philip Henry Gosse