ultrametamorphism

[ uhl-truh-met-uh-mawr-fiz-uhm ]
/ ˌʌl trəˌmɛt əˈmɔr fɪz əm /

noun Geology.

metamorphism during which the temperature of a rock exceeds its melting point.

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OTHER WORDS FROM ultrametamorphism

ul·tra·met·a·mor·phic, adjective
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