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GNEISS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gneiss mean? 

GNEISS (noun)
  The noun GNEISS has 1 sense:

1. a laminated metamorphic rock similar to granite

  Familiarity information: GNEISS used as a noun is very rare.


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GNEISS (noun)


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Meaning:

A laminated metamorphic rock similar to granite

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Hypernyms ("gneiss" is a kind of...):

metamorphic rock (rock altered by pressure and heat)


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