[ yoo-krahyt ]
/ ˈyu kraɪt /
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a basic gabbro consisting mainly of bytownite and augite.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of eucrite
1895–1900; <German Eukrit<Greek eúkritos readily chosen, equivalent to eu-eu- + kritós separated (verbid of krī́nein)
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