flow cleavage

noun Petrology.

cleavage resulting from the parallel alignment of the mineral constituents of a rock when in a plastic condition.

Nearby words

  1. floury,
  2. flout,
  3. flow,
  4. flow breccia,
  5. flow chart,
  6. flow country,
  7. flow sheet,
  8. flow-on,
  9. flowage,
  10. flowback

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